Bank of Maldives (BML) has stated that complaints of fraudulent transactions through calls are on the rise again and urges the public to be vigilant and not to make any financial transactions with unidentified people.
In this regard, BML said that they have been informed of various activities done by scammers to gain customers’ personal information, such as fraudulent calls and phishing emails. There has also been a rise in complaints of fraud calls pretending to be various authorities that are informing those who received social housing flats.
In order not to allow such people to obtain funds through fraud, BML urges their customers to be extra cautious in their financial transactions. BML also advises their customers not to respond to any calls asking them to send money and also requests not to share their personal information, bank accounts, internet banking or card information, as well as OTP through phone calls under different names.
BML urges their customers to conduct financial transactions as safely as possible at this time.