Under this Publis Awareness Initiative of RBI titled “Suno RBI Kya Kehta Hai“, the Reserve Bank volition transportation messages cautioning the people against falling prey to unsolicited together with fictitious offers received through emails/SMSes/phone calls. The caution messages volition survive sent from ‘RBISAY’ sender id.
Typically, the fraudsters brand calls or transportation SMSes together with emails to gullible people promising lotteries together with prize coin from the Reserve Bank — at times from the RBI Governor himself — to trap them into sharing their banking concern human relationship details or paying unopen to fees or charges to larn the money.
The Reserve Bank has been alerting members of earth against such offers through press releases (https://www.rbi.org.in/Scripts/RBICautions.aspx) issued from fourth dimension to time. This is the first fourth dimension it volition role the same media (SMS together with emails) every bit those used past times the fraudsters.
“Dont pay fees or charges to larn large sums inward return. RBI/RBI Governor/Government never sends such email/SMS/call,” the key banking concern says inward 1 such SMS, piece quest them to plow over a missed telephone telephone to a telephone number (8691960000). The missed telephone telephone to this helpline number is returned amongst unopen to other telephone telephone that provides to a greater extent than information on steps to survive taken inward such cases — including filing of complaint amongst the cyber jail cellphone of the local constabulary together with on a peculiarly designed website sachet.rbi.org.in.