Did You Know?
Malaysians have lost more than RM750mil to scams in the last three years. Fraudsters are using different methods and channels to trick their victims every day.
Learn more about these five most common scams and frauds to which a large number of people fall victim to.
What are Scam Calls and Vishing?Calls from scammers trying to steal your money or personal information.
How scammers work?
Scammers use various tactics to steal personal information like banking details. They include:
- Intimidation (by pretending as someone from law enforcement agencies like the police, MACC or financial institutions like banks, IRB).
- Attractive limited-time offers.
- Impersonating someone you might know.
What to look out for?
Callers who claim to be from local authorities, legal enforcement agencies, banks/telemarketing services.
How to respond?
Do not believe offers that are too good to be true, especially from strangers.
Refer to official sites or stores to verify any promotions.
Call your banks or enforcement agencies to verify information given.
Do not share any personal information or OTP codes.
Report the number to your mobile operator.
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