Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has warned its customers about a message that was earlier sent out by fraudsters claiming to represent the bank.
The fraudulent message, which was seen by Nairabrands, was trying to get the bank’s customers to click certain links and disclose certain information about their bank accounts which would then make it easier for the criminals to compromise said accounts.
“Dear customer, a charge of N91,000:00 will be deducted from your account for the cummulated stamp duty charges for August and the new FGN VAT increase of 7.2%. If you wish to reject the registration request, follow the cancel reference below…
“NOTE: If you do not respond within 12 hours of this notice, you will receive a successful debit alert on your account confirming your registration,” the fraudulent message said in parts.
The bank has, therefore, warned its customers to help prevent cyber criminals from compromising their bank accounts. As a matter of fact, GTBank advised its customers to simply ignore such messages because “WE DIDN’T SEND THAT”
Note that GTBank will never send a message to customers asking for their log in details, token, or any such personal information.