Police warn public of rise of fake bank apps

POLICE are urging the public to be extra vigilant after a rise in recent reports of scammers using fake bank apps to con victims out of money.Reports have indicated that people have lost money after selling items on well-known online selling platforms.Bogus buyers are making contact with sellers and once the transaction is agreed, the ‘buyer’ shows what appears to be a completed transfer into the victim’s account. These transfers are being carried out on fake bank apps and no money is being transferred.

Police warn public of rise of fake bank apps
POLICE are urging the public to be extra vigilant after a rise in recent reports of scammers using fake bank apps to con victims out of money.Reports have indicated that people have lost money after selling items on well-known online selling platforms.Bogus buyers are making contact with sellers and once the transaction is agreed, the ‘buyer’ shows what appears to be a completed transfer into the victim’s account. These transfers are being carried out on fake bank apps and no money is being transferred.