The State Bank of India (SBI) has sent out a warning to its 40 million customers. Customers of SBI have been warned to be wary of fraudulent websites. Also, be cautious when looking for customer service phone numbers. To conduct fraud, many people utilise mobile numbers websites or phone numbers. As a result, SBI has published a cautionary statement.
SBI has issued a warning to its consumers that contacting an SBI customer service number discovered in the Google search engine could result in fraud. Customers have received a circular from SBI.
In it, they have requested to use the toll free number on the official website of SBI Bank for information regarding loans. Also, do not disclose your account or debit or credit card information to anyone. Don’t be a victim if you get information from any unknown number. If you provide information about your bank account, you may be involved in fraud, said SBI. Don’t Search Bank Customer Care Number –
Under no circumstances should you ever search for a bank customer care number on Google / Internet. In addition, SBI has advised to beware of fake mail IDs.
Changes in ATM withdrawal rules – Also, for withdrawing cash from ATM more than Rs 10,000, SBI debit cardholders will require One Time Password (OTP). If SBI ATM users withdraw over Rs 10,000 from ATM of SBI, they will have to enter OTP, sent on registered mobile number, along with their debit card PIN each time.
What precautions should be taken? The SBI Customer Care number on Google is incorrect. This number is likely to be fraudulent. As such, SBI customers need to be wary of fake mails. Customers should not share their bank account number, ATM card number and other information with anyone. If you receive a fake phone call or message, you should immediately call 155260 and lodge a complaint.