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SBI Alert: Bank Account May Be Empty After Scanning QR Code, SBI Warns | sbi

The incidence of fraud in the country is increasing rapidly. The incidence of cyber fraud has increased, especially with the advent of digital payments. However, from time to time banks issue warnings to prevent cyber fraud and people are warned with measures to prevent it. Now State Bank of India (SBI) has warned against making payments via QR code scans.

State Bank of India, the country’s leading lender, has asked its customers not to scan any anonymous QR codes with regard to scanning QR codes. Public lenders have also warned people to drop UPI PINs. State Bank of India has also shared a short video explaining how scanning an unknown QR code can cause you to lose money from your bank.

SBI said in a tweet that if someone wants to get money by scanning the QR code. So this method is completely wrong. Beware of QR code scams. Think before you scan, don’t scan unknown and unverified QR codes. Also, for any such problem, you can get information by visiting the State Bank of India (SBI) branch.

Digital payments are on the rise these days. As more and more people turn to online transactions, fraud is on the rise. Additionally, extreme caution is required when conducting any online transactions. The QR code has become increasingly popular with scammers.

2022-03-28 08:56:26

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