Sharma shared the message in a put up on microblogging platform Twitter whereas replying to a person who has been a sufferer of on-line fraud. Within the put up, he warns customers in regards to the new sort of on-line rip-off that goals to dupe Paytm customers of their cash by promising to double.
The tweet has a screenshot of the message which he most likely obtained from a Paytm person who claims to have misplaced cash himself. The message talks a few Telegram group which, as per the sufferer, claims to double the Paytm cash despatched to them. “People are falling in trap of such fraud,” claims the person.
“And here, someone’s priorities are so wrong!!…Why would you send money to someone, and expect double in return!?” Sharma wrote whereas replying to the sufferer. “Never fall for such illogical baits” he additional warns.
And right here, somebody’s priorities are so mistaken ‼️Why would you ship cash to somebody , and anticipate double in return 🙄😑… https://t.co/OU4LAAvmue
— Might the 4th be with you. (@vijayshekhar) 1588430829000
This isn’t the primary time Paytm has warned its prospects. In November final 12 months, Sharma requested customers to watch out about calls and SMSes asking about KYC. In a collection of tweets then, Sharma requested customers to not “trust any SMS send of blocking your Paytm account or suggestion to do a KYC”.
“If you have received any SMS/call asking you to download any app for KYC completion then please do not trust these communications, these are fraudsters attempting to get your details. In the last couple of months, fraudsters have come up with a new way,” warned the corporate. The principle motive behind these calls is to get distant entry to your smartphone and steal your cell banking credentials. A Paytm worker won’t ever ask you for any of your PIN, OTP, Password, Password reset hyperlink, Debit/Bank card CVV or PIN or financial institution particulars. When a Paytm agent comes to finish your KYC do test their ID card,” the corporate then clarified.