The UAE Central Bank invited bank customers to pay attention to fraudulent activities through calls and phone messages, stressing the need not to disclose private information such as personal and banking information to any person or entity.
The Central Bank and the banks operating in the country confirmed that they do not request such information from clients, and we warn customers against phone calls and fraudulent messages that may reach them via the WhatsApp application and carry the name and logo of the central bank.
The central bank also reminds customers not to answer such calls and messages, and not to open any attached links to avoid data exposure to fraudulent websites.
The Central Bank calls on the public to inform the relevant authorities if they receive fraudulent calls and messages or if they are subject to financial fraud. The Central Bank confirms the concerted efforts of the competent authorities in the country to reduce financial fraud activities and educate the community about them.
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