Winning Bizness Desk
Mumbai. If you are also a State Bank of India (SBI) customer and you have also received a message regarding PAN card update to continue using YONO app, then you should be careful. Actually SBI is not sending this message but cyber criminals are sending it. If you share your personal details by following this message, then your account may be empty.
SBI alerting customers
The Press Information Bureau has called this message being sent to the customers of State Bank of India as fake. At the same time, now the State Bank of India is also sending an alert message to its customers and is appealing to them not to reply to any such message. The bank says that this message is fake and it is being sent to the customers for the purpose of fraud.
What is in the message?
In a message being sent by cyber criminals in the name of the bank, customers have been told that their YONO account has been deactivated due to non-updation of PAN card details. Along with this, a link has also been given, on which click is being asked to update the PAN. The message reads, "Dear Customer, Your SBI YONO account has been closed today, contact now and update your PAN number in the following link". PIB found in its fact check that this message is completely fake and is not being sent by the bank.
Beware of pending KYC updation
After coming to the fore of this message, now the State Bank of India is also alerting its customers by sending a message. The bank has written in the message sent to the customers, "Beware of incoming SMS for pending KYC updation / suspension of YONO account / SIM card block / PAN card verification etc. Such SMS are fake, don't reply to them.