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Cybercrime warns of electronic fraud methods (see)

Amman Today

publish date 2023-07-06 21:54:35

The Cybercrime Unit has repeated its repeated warnings regarding electronic financial fraud, as the unit, despite many of its warnings, is still dealing with large numbers of complaints on a daily basis.

The Anti-Cyber ​​Crime Unit confirmed that the methods used by electronic fraudsters are multi-format and they constantly innovate new forms for them, noting that most of the fraudsters work from outside the Kingdom and that the first way to protect them from their fraudulent methods lies in awareness and avoiding dealing with any unknown messages or seeking quick profit. .

The unit referred to the most important fraudulent methods that are dealt with on a daily basis, which are summed up in work messages that are received by citizens on their phones or accounts on social networking sites, asking them to fill in their information to work remotely and open wallets in their names, so that those wallets become a tool for defrauding others, which leads to the fall of the owner of the wallet. In the end, he was accused of fraud and fraud.

It is also in the form of links to provide aid that use the names of official bodies and request that the person’s information and bank data be filled out.

It also warned against prize-winning messages that make the message recipient think that he won one of the prizes and ask him to fill in his information or transfer an amount of money to receive the prize, and installment sales advertisements that use accounts and pages to display goods on social networking sites so that the buyer wants to transfer the amount of money to the account as a down payment and then be surprised that it closes page or not respond to it.

The unit also warned of one of the most dangerous methods that some fraudsters follow against people who own financial portfolios, as they contact them and claim that they are the company that established the wallet and that they want to update their data and give them the update steps that end with sending the new password, which enables them to control the wallet and steal something. of sums of money.

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