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As Per Latest Information Listen! Beginning with an advanced focus marketing campaign relating to SIM blocking and KYC verification fraud is Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL).

BSNL KYC Verification Fraud

“Verification of your SlM document is pending.” Get in touch with us right away! Your carrier may be banned in less than a day. The majority of cellular telecellsmartphone customers are now receiving messages inside the specified arrangement. In order to prevent SIM blocking, these messages will even include a cellular broad variety for short touch KYC verification. Many of us experience fear when we receive such an SMS since so many essential applications—such as bank accounts, electricity bills, broadband bills, water bills, office tasks, business requirements, and everything else—are now connected to our wide range of cellular devices. Customers of all telecom providers, including BSNL, Airtel, Vi, and Jio, are having trouble with annoying SMS messages and calls from registered users.

If you’ve got already acquired an SMS or Call from any number, you want now no longer worry – telecom operators already commenced an SMS and OBD (Out Bound Dialling) Campaign to teach their clients about such faux KYV verification / SIM blockading messages. Telecom Operators will now no longer ship such messages for KYC verification/updating. All such faux messages are despatched with the aid of using fraudsters. BSNL government has additionally determined to begin this kind of marketing campaign for all BSNL clients on each month thru Calls and SMS. Many clients already misplaced their cash from their financial institution bills with the aid of using stealing their net banking info. In all such cases, those fraudsters will ask cell telecellsmartphone customers to put in a utility on their telecellsmartphone to finish KYC verification of SIM cards. After putting in the app, they may ask clients to do a web transaction / online recharge the use of net banking.

The app already set up in your cell handset is sincerely a display mirroring app so one can switch all of the info which you are stepping into your cell telecellsmartphone to the fraudster. After getting your net banking credentials, they are able to provoke a fund switch out of your financial institution account. This is the not unusual place modus of the Operandi of KYC fraudsters. BSNL Kerala Telecom Circle already issued a Press Release concerning such faux SMS / Voice calls inquiring for OTP or KYC verification.

Fraud SMS for KYC verification
BSNL government is receiving numerous proceedings concerning fraudulent SMS / Calls from the RTMs (Registered Tele Marketers) / UTMs (Unregistered Tele Marketers) for KYC / files verification / SIM Blocking and asking clients to name a selected variety for the same. Besides this, proceedings concerning reputedly fraudulent SMS also are being observed. In view of the above and to create recognition amongst BSNL subscribers it’s been determined to begin an OBD marketing campaign in Kerala Circle and an SMS marketing campaign throughout India to BSNL Mobile clients on each month.

Below is the material that would be aired during OBD Voice calls to BSNL customers in the Kerala Circle: –

“Dear BSNL customer, this call is to inform you of a fake call or SMS that purports to update your Aadhaar or KYC data, or it asks you to download an app to verify documents over the phone. Please don’t download the AY app or divulge any information to the caller. For such activities, BSNL has never requested that you download any third-party apps. Such a call or SMS can be reported in 1909. Please be cautious while responding to such calls or SMS as they might cause financial loss. Regards.”

The content to be broadcasted in such SMS messages are given below. Awareness message in regional languages also will be pushed to all BSNL customers.

“ज़रूरी सूचना: ऐसे कि सी भी धोखाधड़ी वाले मैसेज से सावधान रहें जो आपको कि सी अन्य नंबर पर कॉल करने या कोई ऍप डाउनलोड करके अपनी केवाईसी/आधार की जानकारी अपडेट करने के लि ए कहे। बी .एस .एन .एल. ऐसी कि सी भी गति वि धि के लि ए आपको कोई थर्ड-पार्टी ऍप डाउनलोड करने के लि ए नहीं कहेगा । कृपया ऐसे कि सी भी एसएमएस/कॉल से सतर्क रहें क्यूँकि इससे आर्थि क नुकसान हो सकता है. : टीम बी .एस .एन .एल.”

“Important: Beware of the fraudulent messages asking you to call any number for verification / download any app to update your KYC / Aadhaar details. BSNL never asks you to download any third party app for such activities. Please stay alert from such SMS/calls as these may result in financial loss : Team BSNL”

Do Not Respond to Such Spam Messages / Calls !

In the approaching days, you’ll get Voice Calls in addition to SMS indicators from BSNL concerning this KYC verification fraud. It is continually recommended now no longer reply to such calls. If you’ve got any doubt, simply touch your nearest BSNL Customer Service Centre (BSNL CSC) / BSNL Telephone Exchange. You can also touch BSNL Toll-Free Customer Care at 1503.

Dear readers, please proportion this vital message with all of your buddies and relatives. How lots of you’ve got already acquired such pesky calls / SMS? Please do proportion this precious alert message from BSNL with everybody in your pal circle.

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Written by Shallu Srivastav

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