State Bank of India (SBI) has issued a warning to its customers about possible scams taking place via WhatsApp. SBI tweeted the warning listing out the ways cybercriminals may try to approach customers.
In its tweet, SBI stated that cybercriminals are now targeting customers via WhatsApp calls and messages. The warning is for an ongoing scam where fraudsters are calling SBI customers and telling them about winning a lottery. Customers will then asked to contact an SBI number to find out more further about the supposed lottery they won.
“Please be aware that SBI never calls for personal or account-specific information through Email/SMS/Call/WhatsApp Calls,” SBI wrote in its warning to customers. Furthermore, SBI states that there is no such lottery scheme or lucky customer gift offers going on and asks its customers to avoid such traps.