Dubai Police urged community members to be cautious of phone scams and remember that banks won’t ask for passcodes or personal information.
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Dubai: Fraudsters in the UAE use a variety of tactics to lure unsuspecting victims over the phone, have them share sensitive details, and dupe them for their money.

Although scammers are present across the country, local police take swift action when it comes to the safety and security of UAE citizens and residents.

Taking the bait

Phone scammers will often pretend to be calling from your telecom provider (such as du or Etisalat) or your bank to extract sensitive and confidential information from you. Moreover, unknown callers…

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