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26 May 2024

Central Bank warns consumers to be aware of malicious calls and text messages of a fraudulent nature

By Wam

The Central Bank of the UAE, CBUAE, warns consumers to be aware that there are malicious phone calls and text messages claiming to be from CBUAE, which are of a fraudulent nature. CBUAE advises not to disclose any information about their bank accounts or any other banking information to the caller.

The public should be aware that CBUAE never contacts persons or businesses to inform people that their credit or debit card is blocked. The Central Bank of the UAE reminds consumers of the importance of protecting their bank account information and credit/debit cards from fraud and unauthorised use.