Sterling Bank issues warning against scammers
from AUGUSTINE OSAYANDE in Abuja, Nigeria
ABUJA – STERLING Bank Nigeria has alerted customers of a scam electronic suspected hackers circulated instructing customers to upgrade their debit cards.
This was disclosed in a message the bank sent to customers and obtained by this publication in Abuja.
The bank said the electronic mail did not emanate for them and advised customers delete such mail when received.
“Our attention has been drawn to a scam email circulated by hackers instructing you to click on a link for a reactivation upgrade on your debit and credit cards respectively. Kindly be informed that this email did not emanate from Sterling Bank.
“If you receive any suspicious email or you are unsure of the authenticity of such email, do not open or click on the e-mail link.
“Kindly delete the scam e-mail immediately and do not forward the mail to friends on your list as this will only assist the fraudsters to reaching more people,” the bank said.
It assured customers of their commitment to keep online information secured.
“Please be assured of our commitment to keeping your online information secured and do not disclose banking activities to any persons.”
Bank clients have previously lost money to such scams.
– CAJ News
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