New Delhi. RBI has shared very important information for all bank customers. With the increase in digital payments in the country, the cases of fraud are also increasing continuously. In such a situation, RBI has issued a warning to protect customers from fraud. RBI has said by tweeting that it is receiving complaints that bank customers are being made a victim of fraud in the name of updating KYC (Know Your Customer-KYC). Thugs are adopting new methods for this.
RBI says you use your card very carefully. Do not share ATM / Debit card details with anyone.
Know what RBI said
RBI says that customers are being asked to share personal information by sending calls, SMS and emails. This includes login details, card information, PIN and OTP. Bank customers can also be asked to install an unauthorized or unverified app to update KYC by sending a link.
RBI cautions against frauds in the name of KYC updationhttps://t.co/rg6eEb56h5
— ReserveBankOfIndia (@RBI) September 13, 2021
Account will be blocked if KYC is not updated
By sending SMS and emails, customers are being told that if they do not update the KYC, then their account can be frozen, blocked or closed. In such a situation, if the customer shares his information on a call, message or illegal app, then the thugs will get access to his account and they can cheat the customer.
RBI said this about the account being blocked
RBI says that regulated entities have to update KYC from time to time but this process has been simplified. The central bank said that if the periodic updation of a customer’s account is to be done, then no action will be taken in his account till December 31, 2021, for the only reason that it is not necessary to do so on the instructions of a regulator/enforcement agency/court. Be.
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