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HSBC Sends Out Warning To Customers Over New Scam Tricking People Out Of Cash

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HSBC has sent out a warning over a scam that is tricking people out of their hard-earned cash.

The bank said it had seen an increase in scammers asking for security codes needed to access bank accounts.

Criminals are conning people out of their One-Time Passcodes (OTP) by pretending to be a trusted organisation and then redirecting them to a webpage.

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They set up legitimate-looking pages which then ask for the details of people’s OTP which allows them into their bank, reports the Mirror.

One HSBC customer, known only as Ms S, received a text that appeared to be from DPD who claimed they were trying to deliver a package.

Ms S clicked on the link within the text and was sent to a page that she felt looked legitimate.

It asked for her card number, sort code and account number which she was told to enter to pay a delivery fee.

Ms S then received a call from…

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