Be Careful of these 10 Phone Call Frauds That Could Steal Your Money
These days’ phone
1 “Can you hear me?”
This seemingly harmless query over the phone in any busy day is the most dangerous of all as according to the Identity Theft Recorders Associations, the
3IRS communications are never by phones
All the communications are supposed to be through emails and letters with proper official letterheads according to the cybersecurity experts. A conman might not ask for any money but ask for your IDs or social security number which is a telltale sign of fraud. Just hang up the call and note down the number for a police report for harassment instead.
This one is a sticky one as banks do have the right to call their clients usually to check on your IDs and safeguard your precious accounts, so it becomes hard for a layman to differentiate between an authentic or a crooked bank call. Banks would ask you about your last transaction confirmations and will never ask for any other deeper details and you are free to refuse them further answers.