Avoid letting fake social media lovers access your bank/wallet account: Cyber ​​Bureau

Kathmandu. The Cyber ​​Bureau of Nepal Police has requested to be alert as there has been an increase in fraudulent accounts on social networks that are opened using photos of foreign nationals. By issuing a notice on Monday, the bureau requested to take precautions due to the increase in fraud activities on social media such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Viber.

According to the bureau, photos of foreign nationals are used in such fake accounts. Through which people with criminal intentions communicate with other people as friends through various social network accounts.

In addition, such people show various pretexts, greed and change into a love trap. On the other hand, people who do not know that they are being cheated on, open online wallets and bank accounts in their name and provide online banking ID passwords for fake boyfriends and girlfriends.

Similarly, they also carry out tasks such as sending the bank's ATM card/check book by courier to other countries, giving a scan copy of their citizenship, providing OTP code, etc. The bureau also warned that doing such an act would be against the law and could lead to legal traps.

The bureau has also made it clear that if any criminal act is/is found to have been committed with your personal bank account, citizenship etc. details, you should be responsible for it yourself. “Nepal Police Cyber ​​Bureau requests the common citizens to avoid getting into legal trouble by not doing such actions,” the notification said.

Last Updated: Jan 22, 2080 20:9


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