16Jan 2019

Kuwait Banking Association warns account holders of fraudsters on phone

Updated : Thursday, 17 May 2018, 02:34:40 AM
Banks will never ask their clients for their account numbers or secret numbers on phone.
Vinila Elizabeth Varghese
By Vinila Elizabeth Varghese
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Kuwait City(IAMINKUWAIT): The Secretary General of Kuwait Banking association Dr Hamad Al-Hassawi has warned all al the bank account holders to be careful and to be cautious while responding  to phone calls. Fraudsters are on the loose asking for citizens pin number and account number claiming that they will deposit the reward  in the account if they win the lottery .

He stressed that banks will never ask their clients for their account numbers or secret numbers to complete any transactions through phone calls in any case .  He pointed out that due to the banks’ keenness to protect the interests and money of the clients, the association calls on them to follow the instructions of local banks and the warnings published on their sites and in the social media.

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