Mangaluru doctor duped of Rs 60,000 on promise of credit card reward points

12:11 PM Sep 15, 2022 | Team Udayavani |

Mangaluru: A Mangaluru-based doctor was duped of nearly Rs 60,000 by a fraudster who posed as a representative of a private bank and urged him to share his credit card information to avail of reward points.


It is said that the fraudster told the doctor that it was the last day to redeem his credit card reward points.

The doctor got lured by the offer and even made the mistake of sharing the OTP received on his phone.

The fraudster then carried out a transaction of Rs 60,000 following which the doctor registered a complaint with the police.

Credit card holders must keep these things in mind: 


*Do not share your credit card PIN/Password with anyone.
* Rewards points are always credited to your card automatically when you make any purchase.
* Do not share transaction OTP received on your phone with anyone.
* Bank customer care executives do not ask for confidential details like PIN/Password or OTP
* In case of any transaction not initiated by you, immediately get your card blocked.


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