QR Code Fraud Alert : Do not do this work even by mistake while scanning the QR code, otherwise the entire account may be empty.

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QR Code Fraud Alert : Do not do this work even by mistake while scanning the QR code, otherwise the entire account may be empty.
QR Code Fraud Alert : Do not do this work even by mistake while scanning the QR code, otherwise the entire account may be empty.

Whenever such an offer comes on your mobile that you can win the lottery by scanning the QR code, then be careful, because by doing this money will not come into your account, but you may also have to withdraw your money.

Cyber ​​thugs send QR code by offering to win huge amount through lottery, which you scan, enter the security pin, then money will be withdrawn from your account in a jiffy.

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QR Code Fraud Alert: With the increase in the trend of online payment, people are now relying on online payment instead of keeping hard cash, often scanning the QR code near shops, restaurants, showrooms or even with a handcart for this payment. It happens. This is an easy and accurate means of payment, in which there is no chance of account number being wrong and no money going here and there. Considering it as safe, people pay with QR code without thinking. Taking advantage of this thinking, now the possibilities of getting cheated by QR code have also increased.

Know how this fraud happens

Whenever such an offer comes on your mobile that you can win the lottery by scanning the QR code, then be careful, because by doing this money will not come into your account, but you may also have to withdraw your money. Cyber ​​thugs send QR code by offering to win huge amount through lottery, which you scan, enter the security pin, then money will be withdrawn from your account in a jiffy.

How to avoid this fraud?

To avoid this type of cyber fraud, Bank of India has shared the guideline a few days back. According to this, do not make the mistake of scanning the QR code until you know who is sending the QR code.

Keep in mind that the QR code is used only for payment or payment. It is impossible to win money by scanning a QR code. If you use online payment app in your mobile, then keep the screen lock on it. Do not share your security pin with anyone.

Where can I complain?

Even after taking all precautions, if you become a victim of cyber fraud, you can do so at www.cybercrime.gov.in . Apart from this, you can also register a complaint on a helpline number 1930.

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