E-wallets and banks warned of new tricks to steal OTP codes to get money

Tram Ho

MoMo e-wallet has just warned the trick of a fraudster pretending to be MoMo staff to call, text from a strange phone number to announce a big win, and then ask users to complete the procedure to receive the prize by providing information account security information (login password, authentication code (OTP), bank card number) “for information collation”.

According to MoMo, some users of MoMo e-wallet reflect that they have lost their money by fraud to steal the OTP as above.

 Ví điện tử, ngân hàng lại cảnh báo thủ đoạn mới đánh cắp mã OTP lấy tiền - Ảnh 1.

User absolutely does not provide OTP to anyone. Photo: Lam Giang

Mr. Nguyen Ba Diep, co-founder, Vice Chairman of MoMo Wallet, confirmed that no employee from MoMo wallet called to ask users for password or OTP.

“Users absolutely do not provide any information and immediately contact MoMo for support. Just follow the recommendation when using non-cash payment methods, users do not need to worry too much. about safety “- Mr. Nguyen Ba Diep said.

Similarly, Saigon Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SCB) has also recently warned that some objects are impersonating officials, employees calling, texting, emailing advice to customers to open credit cards, loyalty cards set a limit of 30 million dong, interest free for 3 years …

Customers only need to pay the fee of 300,000 VND and then provide and confirm information by phone; The card will be delivered to your home by mail. After paying the fee and receiving the card but it cannot be used, new customers know they are cheated.

This procedure has been repeatedly warned by many banks in recent days. However, because some customers are less interested in and missing information, they will be scammed and appropriated by fraudsters. A recent popular trick is to trick customers into opening interest-free credit cards and collecting card issuance fees or advertising to receive credit card applications through websites, social networking applications (Facebook, Zalo) and then collect user fees …

Latest tricks, fraudsters also pretend to be recruiting employees of some companies to call to exploit user information.

Many banks claim that the OTP password and code are the property of the user, so there aren’t any processes or anyone has the right to request the user to provide this authentication code. If it does, it is definitely a scam.

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Source : Genk