Central bank warns public of scams targeting personal information

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AMMAN — The Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) has warned of an online scam in which scammers are using the bank’s name on social media platforms to send message and deceive the public to get ahold of personal information, Addustour daily reported on Tuesday.اضافة اعلان

In a statement, the bank drew the public’s attention to the “large-scale and constant” scams targeting citizens using the name of the Central Bank of Jordan in messages circulating on social media, promising that the bank will provide aid or grants and requesting personal information or documents.

The CBJ called on the public not to respond to or circulate such messages, stressing that it does not publish advertisements about grants are aid. For verification, the bank the public to refer to its official website, www.cbj.gov.jo.

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