Don’t fall for this fake automated call scam


This 635-word blog post describes how a new automated phone call banking scam words, sharing some tips for staying safe from scammers. Written on 8th July 2019.

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Article preview: Financial scams are evolving, so it’s essential to be aware of the latest versions. The latest scam designed to catch you out involves automated phone calls claiming to be from a bank or card provider. These suspicious calls have resulted in dozens of reports in the past week, with industry body UK Finance issuing a consumer warning as a result. As part of the scam, customers get an automated phone call which claims a suspicious transaction has taken place on their account, saying this transaction needs to be verified.