Police warn NRIs on phishing

credit-card-phishingWith many NRIs especially from the US complaining to the police that their banking details were accessed by fraudsters by phishing, police are urging citizens not to share passwords on email chats.

In a release Hyderabad/Cyberabad east commissioner Mahesh Bhagwat said, after taking the email account into their control, hackers are sending mails and communicating on Gmail chat to persons in the contact list of the hacked Gmail accounts.

During the chat the hackers are making persons on the contact list believe that due to technical reasons their bank accounts are frozen and they are unable to draw money, and requesting them to share their net banking details so that they can draw money abroad.