What scammers don’t want you to know……

2022-06-20 0 By

Ticket endorsed to kind of fraud as the end of the lunar New Year holiday, many people will choose flying home, but please note that this time, if you receive “flight cancellations”, “the weather delay”, “aircraft fault” need you endorse the ticket message, please be sure to be vigilant, swindlers citing upgrade ticket, seduce you, step by step into their trap.The Spring Festival holiday was coming to an end. Li Si was ready to take a plane back home after a trip and booked the ticket on the website in advance.On the day of his return trip, Li si suddenly received a text message saying that the flight had been cancelled due to a malfunction of the plane, and that he could change the ticket for free in the link below, with his contact number attached.Then, Li si contacted the customer service, clicked the link according to the instructions of the customer service, and filled in his identity information, bank card, mobile phone number, verification code and other relevant information in the web page. The customer service then told Li Si to wait for the change.While waiting, Li found that the money in his bank card had been transferred, so he called the airline to check. The airline said the flight had not been cancelled. Li realized he had been cheated and immediately called the police.Step one: Illegally obtaining passenger booking information.The suspects obtained the booking information of passengers through illegal channels and then found eligible targets for fraud.Step 2: Send passengers fake text messages about canceled flights.The scammers pose as airline customer service personnel and send text messages to passengers before departure, informing them that their flights have been cancelled due to problems, weather and other reasons, and that they need to cancel or change the reservation. They also attach a “customer service” number to the message.The third step: link phishing, the implementation of fraud.When a passenger contacts customer service, the customer is instructed to fill in the relevant information in the link, and the passenger is given a so-called “verification code” to enter as required by customer service.Swindler after mastering relevant information, undertake stealing to passenger bank card brush.Police tip 01 If you receive a text message about a flight cancellation, be sure to call the airline’s official number or check the ticketing website in the first place.02 Please do not click on links and TWO-DIMENSIONAL codes in strange messages, and do not easily fill in your personal identification information, bank card and mobile phone verification code.Those who ask to provide bank card or transfer money do not believe it, it must be fraud!04 if accidentally cheated please immediately call 110 to report to the police, if there are fraud related clues please download the “national anti-fraud” APP to report, if received 96110 call to dissuade to answer in time, protect their “money bag”!Source: Beijing anti fraud