New Delhi: It has now become a common practice for fraudsters to dupe people by sending fake messages and alerts related to your debit and credit card transactions. In line with the risks associated with misuse of cards, The State Bank of India (SBI) on Thursday shared a tweet, warning users about scam emails and asked customers to refrain from clicking on fake emails.Also Read - Good News For Home Buyers: With SBI’s Monsoon Dhamaka Offer, You Can Get Home Loan at 0% Processing Fee Till August 31
“Our customers are receiving fake alert emails from non-existing entities in the name and style of SBI,” the bank tweeted. Also Read - NABARD Recruitment 2021: Bank Invites Applications For 153 Grade 'A' Posts | Important Details Here
Saying that SBI never sends such emails, the bank also asked customers to report such fake emails at the National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal, in addition to providing a link to their internet banking portal so as people are not misled. Also Read - Bank Holiday Alert: Banks to Remain Closed For Next 6 Consecutive Days From Today | Complete List Here
Notably, the links sent by fraudsters carry malware and steal sensitive information from the person’s device.
A few days back, SBI has also issued safety tips on the usage of credit card and debit card.
While sharing the safety tricks, the country’s largest bank said, “With every increasing menace of fraudsters and their innovative ways to scam people, financial safety has become incredibly crucial. Here are some safety tips on the usage of credit card and debit card.”
In a 52-second video clip, the bank shared the do’s and don’ts for safe debit/credit card usage.