Hyderabad: A man posing himself as bank official is contacting credit/debit card holders asking their card details.
Impersonate is calling from mobile number 08677821902 which is a Vodafone connection from Bihar.
This number is marked as spam by many people in the mobile app Truecaller.
According to the report published in DC, persons who received the call informed that the caller talked to them in Telugu language and told them that he was calling from the bank.
Caller seeks card details by claiming that the person’s card had been blocked and in order to unblock it, he needs the card details.
It is also reported that cyber crime branch of Hyderabad City Police said that it is common technique by scamsters to seek card details. Officials also warned the people not to disclose their card details to anyone.
It is to be noted that impersonate tries to seek card details including OTP and later uses it to transfer money to their e-wallet or purchase expense items.