Police warns of scam messages

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Manama, Jan.16 (BNA): The General Directorate of Anti-corruption and Economic and Electronic Security warned today of scam messages, including through WhatsApp application and different phone numbers. Those messages claim of securing the use of bank cards for individuals. 


The department warned that those messages aim to hack the passwords of the online banking, asserting that Banks don't ask for passwords through text messages. It called on the public not to deal with such notes and report them by calling the department hotline 992 that receives calls round the day.