Ukrainians warned about a new fraud scheme in social networks

Украинцев предупредили о новой схеме мошенничества в соцсетях

PrivatBank is warning customers about a new fraud scheme using “bonus surveys” in social networks.

Public Privat warned their customers about the emergence in Ukraine of a new fraudulent scheme with the use of “bonus surveys” in social networks to a fraudulent website, where under the pretext of paying money for answering several questions, the scammers get access to personal financial information of participants and write off the money from the cards. On Wednesday, March 13, the press service of the Bank.

In particular, the financial institution is assured that will never organize and do not spend in social networks or other Internet resources quizzes or surveys with cash prizes.

“If you received an offer to participate in the “prize” poll, click on links to Scam sites or to provide your personal data impossible. You are not only guaranteed to lose money as a “fee” for winning, but also give the crooks to use the data cards to steal funds”, – stated in the message.

Stated that currently the security service of the state Bank carries out the necessary measures to block fraudulent resources, accounts and cards swindlers and asks all customers who have become victims, to contact the Bank in any convenient way for the adoption of necessary security measures on the cards, whose data was in the hands of fraudsters.

Earlier Vladimir Aryev showed the scheme as from PrivatBank brought $41 million.

It was also reported that in Kiev police exposed a group of people suspected of large-scale fraud.

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