Police warns of phone fraud methods and how to protect against them in the UAE

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Ras Al Khaimah Police warned against telephone fraud and explained how to protect against electronic financial fraud.

Warnings from the Ras Al Khaimah Police Department regarding tactics of phone fraud and how to avoid falling victim to them

The Ras Al Khaimah Police Department issued a warning about fraud committed over the phone and provided information on how to protect oneself from fraud committed online.

Ras Al Khaimah Police explains electronic fraud methods

The Ras Al Khaimah Police Department describes many techniques of electronic fraud, The Ras Al Khaimah Police General Command issued a warning to members of the community about the risks associated with dealing with personal or bank account numbers via smart applications and responding to calls received from fraudsters of unknown origin. In particular, the warning focused on calls in which the caller claimed to be a delegate or representative of one of the entities, companies, or banks, and asked the caller to get in touch with him. As the last step in the process of finishing the transaction, you will need to supply him with some confidential data connected to his bank cards and financial account numbers by updating the information on his bank account. This data will include the card number, the verification number, and the OTP number. The caller is then taken aback within a few minutes by the fact that his bank balance has been drained, and he is made aware that he has been a victim of an electronic fraud.

Security instructions to protect against electronic financial fraud methods

Instructions for maintaining security against fraudulent activities related to electronic finances, Colonel Hamad Al-Awadhi, Director of the Media and Public Relations Department at Ras Al Khaimah Police, emphasized the importance of spreading awareness of cybercrime, which is a global challenge in light of the increasing use of technology in all aspects of life. This requires spreading awareness, to be careful, and to take protective measures against fraud, fraud, and extortion in all of their various forms. It should be brought to people's attention that the Ras Al Khaimah Police Department is making efforts to raise the level of security awareness across all segments of society, including citizens, residents, and visitors, by utilizing all of its platforms on social networking sites and doing so around the clock. A call should be made for people to follow police accounts in order to be kept up to date on security phenomena and developments and to gain knowledge regarding methods of prevention and protection. including for the purpose of preserving rights, property, and money from the public coffers.

How to report financial fraud in the UAE

How to report fraudulent financial activity in the United Arab Emirates, He instructed members of the community not to be afraid to report any instances of cybercrime, blackmail they were subjected to, or suspicious behavior by calling the police immediately via the number 901, or calling the number "999," which is designated for use in emergency situations, in order to remedy the situation as soon as it occurred and recover the rights of their owners, increase response speed, and spread security and safety.

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