SG police: Resurgence of scam targeting bank customers who are told their accounts have been suspended


The police said that those who receive a suspicious message or call purporting to be from their bank should verify it by calling the hotline published on the bank’s website and not the number provided in the SMS. — Business photo created by ijeab - www.freepik.com

SINGAPORE: A scam where customers receive an SMS message claiming their bank accounts have been suspended has resurfaced here, the police said on April 26.

These spoofed messages, which appear in the same thread as the official messages from local banks, would direct customers to call a phone number for assistance.

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