Father is horrified after scammers spent $250 on burgers after they allegedly stole his bank card particulars from the Hungry Jacks app – and warns it may occur to ANYONE
- Jesse Serrell, 31, from Sunshine Coast was scammed out of $250 by fraudsters
- They used his bank card particulars to put three massive orders from Hungry Jack’s
- Meals was delivered to 3 separate addresses in South Australia on Monday
- Hungry Jack’s have since dismissed claims that the app was compromised
A father who had his bank card particulars stolen has warned fast-food lovers to delete the Hungry Jack’s app.
Jesse Serrell, 31, from the Sunshine Coast was scammed out of $250 after fraudsters used his bank card on the Hungry Jack’s app.
Thieves used his particulars to put massive orders inside 4 minutes of one another on Monday.
The meals was ordered to 3 separate addresses in South Australia, prompting the father-of-three to warn different app customers to instantly delete their particulars.
Jesse Serrell, 31, from the Sunshine Coast was scammed out of $250 after fraudsters used his bank card on the Hungry Jack’s app to put massive orders inside 4 minutes of one another on Monday
Mr Serrell warned fast-food lovers to delete their particulars off the app after being scammed out of just about $250
‘Anybody who has the Hungry Jacks app, delete your card particulars immediately!’ he wrote on Fb.
‘I reside in QLD and somebody in SA did three orders to 3 completely different addresses totalling virtually $250!
‘I imagine the app has been breached they usually gained entry to my login as they order on my account by the app.’
Mr Serrell referred to as the Playford Alive Hungry Jack’s retailer in Adelaide who knowledgeable him that he was the third ‘Queensland individual’ to complain about the identical factor.
He has since modified his playing cards and knowledgeable his bank, spoke to Hungry Jack’s, and Menulog who delivered the orders.
Mr Serrell shared pictures of the orders and the bank statements (pictured) after having his particulars stolen
Mr Serrell claims his bank card particulars had been stolen off the Hungry Jack’s app. Nonetheless, the restaurant claims their app wasn’t breached and that Mr Serrell’s electronic mail was stolen as an alternative
Nonetheless, Hungry Jack’s dismissed claims that their app was breached and stated Mr Serrell may have had his electronic mail tackle stolen as an alternative.
‘Lately, data stolen by folks’s electronic mail accounts has been used, in a number of instances, to make fraudulent on-line orders by the Hungry Jack’s app,’ the spokesperson advised The Courier Mail.
‘The assault on electronic mail accounts is fixed and ongoing.
‘Individuals who suspect their knowledge have been breached ought to change passwords and observe authorities recommendation on bettering their knowledge safety.’
They assured clients that their app has been up to date and that every one private particulars are encrypted.
The corporate is engaged on reimbursing Mr Serrell.
Day by day Mail Australia has contacted Hungry Jacks for remark.