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Department of Commerce warns public not to fall prey to scammers

Saudi Gazette report

Riyadh The Department of Commerce warned the public not to fall prey to scammers’ fraudulent means. It later warned the ministry not to deal with those who impersonated the ministry and defrauded consumers, the Saudi news agency reported.

The ministry said it was monitoring a number of fraud cases in which consumers fell prey to scammers as a result of sharing personal credentials and data with counterfeit or counterfeit sites. claimed to have a link to

They also ask you to provide personal information on fake sites, share information on communication sites, and respond to communications from outside the Kingdom. They employ deceptive methods to obtain sensitive information such as bank account numbers, passwords, personal credentials, or OTP verification codes. “

The ministry said it was coordinating with competent authorities to apprehend perpetrators of such crimes.

The ministry confirmed that it never asks consumers for account numbers, ATM cards, passwords or verification codes. The ministry said it would only receive communications through approved channels, the ministry’s unified phone number 1900 and the Balagh Tijari application (https://mc.gov.sa/C-app).

https://saudigazette.com.sa/article/623690/SAUDI-ARABIA/Commerce-Ministry-warns-publicagainst-falling-prey-to-fraudsters?ref=rss&format=simple&link=link Department of Commerce warns public not to fall prey to scammers

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