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Foreign account holders alerted on scams

Mar 26, 2011 11:10:52 AM - itnnews.lk

A scam of defrauding foreign account holders has been unearthed.

The Sri Lanka computer rapid response service said that Sri Lankans who deal with banks through the internet have become the victims. It has been found out that the scam is being carried out by creating fake websites identical to the official websites. The scammers have been engaged in misleading and defrauding the clients by informing them that their pass words are being changed.  The computer rapid response service has asked the public to  remain cautious and not to respond urgently to emails that they receive. They say that it is necessary to consult the banks in such situations.