Indian Post Alert: In the recent past, the pace of digitization in the country has accelerated a lot. Almost every sector is being connected through online medium. The government is also giving a lot of emphasis on digitalisation. Nowadays people have started using credit card, debit card, net banking, UPI payment etc. medium to transfer money. In such a situation, along with increasing digitalization, the incidents of fraud have also increased rapidly.
Cyber criminals these days, cyber criminals are taking away lakhs of rupees from their accounts by giving different types of offers and subsidies to the people. In such a situation, Indian Post has advised its customers to be alert from these fraudsters. The Post Office has told that these criminals use different types of surveys and quizzes to trap people in their trap and vacate their accounts.
Beware of Fake Links
India Post has told that nowadays there are many types of fake websites and URLs on the Internet, which should be clicked after thinking carefully. It works to defraud people in the name of different surveys on websites. In the recent past, people are being scammed by various types of surveys and quizzes through different social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Telegram, Email and SMS. After this he promises to give government subsidy and asks to click on some links.
,@IndiaPostOffice warns public against fraudulent URLs/Websites claiming to provide subsidies/prizes through certain surveys, quizzes
— PIB_INDIA Ministry of Communications (@pib_comm) April 23, 2022
Do not make the mistake of sharing personal details
The post office has warned its customers that no such survey has been launched by the government. In such a situation, customers should avoid falling in the trap of such misleading posts. Do not share your personal information like bank details, pan card, aadhar card details with anyone even by forgetting it. Also do not share your net banking password, card’s CVV number and PIN. Be aware of such messages and inform others about it.