Beware: Fake RBI website stealing bank details

NEW DELHI: The Reserve Bank of India or RBI on Thursday issued a notice cautioning the voters concerning the fake websites created with a layout similar to the central financial institution's legitimate web page. One such web page (www.indiareserveban.org), the Reserve Bank said, contains a provision for "Bank verification with online account holders" which seems to had been created with a fraudulent intent of acquiring personal and confidential banking details of customers of banks.
The fake web page asks for the client's ID, PIN, e mail deal with, telephone quantity, financial institution name together with others details. The web page has many similarities with the unique one together with a blue motion ticker "FAQs for KYC and Mint Street Memos". Here's a glance of this fake web page:






"RBI does not hold any accounts for individuals and never asks for personal information such as bank account details, passwords, etc. The Reserve Bank cautions members of public that responding online on such websites could result in compromising crucial personal information that may be misused to cause financial and other loss to them," RBI further stated in its notification.


RBI additionally "cautioned about existence of websites such as www.rbi.org, www.rbi.in etc." which might seem similar to the web page of RBI. However, these websites haven't any association with the central financial institution, it added.


The legitimate web page of RBI is with the URL, www.rbi.org.in. The Reserve Bank has been persistently alerting consumers concerning the fake websites, emails asking to transfer funds or for bank account details in the name of a lottery, fictitious process provides, and so on fraudulently luring and cheating consumers.
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