Emirates Police issues a warning to residents and citizens regarding bank accounts
The Ras Al Khaimah Police General Command issued a warning to the public about the peril of dealing with personal or banking information via smart applications and about answering calls from unknown callers, particularly those who pretend to be a delegate or representative of one of the entities, companies, or banks.
He explains that he needs to update your bank account information and give him private information about your bank cards and financial account numbers, such as the card number, verification number, and one-time password (OTP). After that, Then the caller is surprised, within a few minutes, that his bank balance has been withdrawn, and he has been subjected to an electronic fraud.
Warning regarding dealing with personal or bank account numbers over the phone
Colonel Hamad Al-Awadhi, Director of the Department of Media and Public Relations for the Ras Al Khaimah Police, emphasised the importance of spreading awareness about cybercrime, which is a global challenge due to the widespread adoption of technology in every aspect of modern life. He urged the public to be vigilant and take precautions to protect themselves from online scams, fraud, and extortion of all kinds. Insisting that people follow police accounts to stay abreast of security phenomena and developments, as well as to gain insight into preventative measures and protection strategies, Ras Al Khaimah Police have been working tirelessly around the clock to disseminate security awareness in a novel way among segments of society, including citizens, residents, and visitors. Among these reasons is the need to protect private and governmental assets.
He urged residents to contact police at once using the emergency numbers posted so that incidents can be dealt with quickly, rights returned to their rightful owners, response times improved, and a sense of safety and security could spread throughout the community.