Fraudsters send attractive offers through letters, e-mails, calls, SMS messages asking you to deposit money to participate in schemes that "sound too good to be true". Later, they withdraw the money and stop further communication.

 

Here is a list of the most common frauds:

 

 



 

 

  • Contests and lotteries, asking you to make a payment in order to receive your prize.
  • Job offers / applications for jobs / offers from large corporations and public institutions asking for your confidential banking information.
  • Intimation of gifts and inheritances from a foreign country, asking you for personal information or money.
  • Schemes offering very high returns on small investments.

Make sure you don't respond to such fraudulent messages.

Beware of Online Scams
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