Investment scams and online shopping scams
Common investment scams may include lucrative investment opportunities such as shares, bonds, cryptocurrencies, rare metals, overseas land investments or alternative energy. Be suspicious of offers promising a safe investment, guaranteed returns and large profits
Personal data theft
Scammers harvest your personal information via social media. Your data can help fraudsters to access your bank accounts, take out loans or carry out other illegal business in your name.
Scammers pretend to be interested in a romantic relationship. They target victims on online dating websites, but can also use social media or email to make contact in order to obtain money, personal data or to blackmail.
Spoof bank websites
The criminals use bank phishing emails with a link to the spoofed website in order to collect your financial and personal information.
Vishing, Smishing и Phishing
Phishing (via email), smishing (via sms) and vishing (via voice call) are the most common social engineering attacks targeting bank customers.
Scammers contact you pretending to represent a supplier or creditor. They trick you into paying future invoices into a different bank account controlled by them.
Scammers send you an email pretending to be one of your senior managers in order to trick you into paying a fake invoice or making an unauthorized transfer out of the business account.