Banking group Santander have issued a warning to their customers after being notified of a scam that is in operation.
Some users of the bank have reported receiving a text message from a fake account pretending to be Santander, asking them to click on a ‘secure link’.
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Santander have used their social media accounts to urge everyone who receives the text to not click the link.
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Several people commented on the Facebook post, saying that they had received the message.
Along with the warning, the banking giants have also offered this advice:
- Never share a Santander One Time Passcode (OTP) with another person. Not even a Santander employee.
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- Never download software or let anyone log on to your computer or other devices remotely following or during a cold call.
- Never enter your Online Banking details after clicking on a link in an email or text message.
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