Fraudsters use hold music in bid to convince unsuspecting banking customers

by | Mar 14, 2017 | News, Safety at Home

Organised crime groups are attempting to defraud members of the public by impersonating the customer’s bank and according to a convicted fraudster the methods used by them are evolving – fraudsters are now using background music, similar to that used by the bank, when the customer is put on hold.

The fraudsters use this music as an attempt to convince the customer that the call is genuinely from the bank.

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