Thousands of people in sweden during the summer months of receipt of the sms message that claims to be sent from SEB bank and Danske bank.
In the text messages, claiming them to be detected any suspicious transactions in your account, and the sender asks the customer to contact a number of the bank's customer service centre.
the so-called " customer accounts, in fact, an impostor.
" this is one of the ways to access your money in the bank. They want you to identify yourself by means of the mobile bank-id, or leave them in the from you the of codes, from the bank token, which you should never do, she said Mauritzson at the police station.
”to Get access to your money”
another method by which the police has seen an increase in concern telefonbedrägerier where criminals are calling and say they represent the interests of the popular features of the payment service Swish.
" They say you can see that it is being withdrawn the money from the account, and that it is urgent to stop these transactions, but in order to do this, it is required that you identify yourself with your bank id. Is there anyone who is trying to get you to make a decision quickly, so you are going to go back, she said Mauritzson, and the notes.
" with Your real bank would not ask you to justify yourself. They are calling for possibly of you to check to see if you are abroad, however you can stop the action.
a number of banks are affected
All of the major banks have been hit by similar scams, and carries out information activities addressed to their clients, in order to curb the crime rate. Handelsbanken reports that you can see, the reduction in the scam message, and the telefonbedrägerier, however, an increase in the number of clients that become uppsökta.
”Since the safety of digital systems is improving, we are seeing an increase of physical fraud, where the fraudsters are looking for the customer. We encourage our customers to never give out access codes or credit card information to any one and contacting the bottom of the concern. Sign-on and signing off shall be at the customer's own initiative,” writes the presschefen Viktoria Aastrup, in a statement.
How you can help protect yourself from fraud
please do not Reply to suspicious e-mails, text messages, or phone calls.
never give out your passwords, bank card details or other important information.
never Log in on another person's request, for example, the bank id and bank token.
, don't Click on links or attachments in e-mails and text messages, but to be sure that the sender is legitimate.
If you are suspicious, hang up the phone and dial the number of the one they claim to make in order to check for accuracy.
the Bank-id, bank token, and the access codes are personal documents, which may not be disclosed to anyone else.
Source:: the Police and the säkerherstinformation.
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