The police warns of a new WhatsApp trick. Especially families are the focus of the scammers.
- WhatsApp Warning: Police set up important appeal to users
- Fieser WhatsApp Trick: Police gives tips – wearing fraud attempts to display
- WhatsApp scam: Warning of Fieser Mesh – Scammers want to get the money of users
Marburg-Biedenkopf – “Hello Mom, my phone has broken. This is my new number, the old you can delete! “Would you recognize this WhatsApp message * as a fraud attempt? Such a message should allow users however in the future. Behind it could be a nasty fraud mesh.
WhatsApp Warning: Police set up important appeal to users
As the police communicates Mittelhessen, this is a resourceful fraud in many cases. If one goes on this contact, therefore a little later news, in which the supposed offspring asks for money, so the police. At the latest, WhatsApp users should take action to check the identity of the writer, HNA.DE *.
Ebendies experienced a pensioner living in the middle of February. After saving the number of his alleged daughter, he received a request via WhatsApp * from her: on the old phone, her account data had been and she had to carry out a transfer. Whether he could take care of it? It was a whopping 2150 euros (more Digital News * at police warns)
Fieser WhatsApp Trick: Police gives tips – wearing fraud attempts to display
In the case of the Lord of Biedenkopf, however, turned everything to the good. Because: The pensioner was a former police officer who looked through the WhatsApp Mesh *. Instead of a transfer, there was an ad from him, the police report.
For several months, this kind of fraud attempt was on the rise. Often the scammers turn their miesen tricks very subtle and sent. The Criminal Police Marburg-Biedenkopf asks for increased attention and to note the following tips at WhatsApp:
WhatsApp scam: Warning of Fieser Mesh – Scammers want to get the money of users
Scammers have already discovered WhatsApp as a promising platform for their machinations. With a relentless fraud mesh, you can use the well-known granded trick as close relatives of your potential victims on WhatsApp * or ask as a supposed friend a WhatsApp code , with which your own account can be stolen. _ HNA.de is Wiepolice warns part of the editorial network of ips.media._
Category list picture: © Police Headquarters Mittelhessen, Imago, Collage: police warns