SBI Warns Customers about Fake Customer Care Numbers, Mail Ids
Moneylife Digital Team 23 November 2021
The State Bank of India (SBI) has issued a new warning to its customers to remain alert of fraudulent customer care numbers. “Beware of fraudulent customer care numbers. Please refer to the official website of SBI for correct customer care numbers. Refrain from sharing confidential banking information with anyone," the State-run lender said in a tweet.
 
According to SBI, customers may be cheated when they call the number in the name of State Bank Customer Care in Google search engine. SBI has also suggested ways for customers to keep their accounts safe from online fraudsters in a video. 
 
 
SBI has advised its customers that they should only use the toll-free number shared on the bank's website for any loan related information and under no circumstances should the bank account number or debit card details be shared, as customers could end up being cheated.
 
According to SBI, the customers should not entertain calls from unverified numbers or callers posing as SBI customer care officers. SBI said that customers must refer to the official website of the Bank for correct customer care numbers.
 
Earlier too, SBI had alerted its customers about fake customer care numbers and fraudulent calls.
 
 
Comments
Kamal Garg
9 months ago
At least for matters of finance and money and banking transactions, one must be extra careful in calling only mandated numbers and emails. And also extra careful in 'enter', pressing 'yes', etc on mobile as well as email attachments, etc.
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