Card Inactive or Frozen
How the scam works:
Scammers set non-stop phone calls, in the form of automated voice messages, alerting recipients that their debit cards are inactive, frozen or locked.
The automated system prompts listeners to press 1 to re-activate the card and, once the key is pressed, the robot asks for their card number and PIN.
How to avoid:
Never trust automated voice messages when you pick up a call. Just hang up.
How to report:
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