RBI Warns Citizens of Fake Website With Its Name

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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cautioned its citizens about a fraudulent website that is taking confidential bank details from customers posing as the Central Bank.

RBI Warns Citizens of Fake Website With Its Name

RBI said in a statement on its website, "It has come to the notice of the Reserve Bank of India that a fake website of the Reserve Bank of India has been created with the URL www.indiareserveban.org by some unknown person(s). The layout of the fake website is similar to the original RBI website,"

The official website of the RBI https://www.rbi.org.in and it has clarified that it has no other websites.

"The Reserve Bank of India clarifies that as India's central bank, it does not hold any accounts for individuals and never asks for personal information such as bank account details, passwords, etc...The Reserve Bank cautions members of public that responding online on such websites could result in compromising crucial personal information that may be misused to cause financial and other loss to them," it clarified.

Story first published: Saturday, February 10, 2018, 11:05 [IST]
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