BOV issues warning to customers against scam phone calls
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Bank of Vallettaasaid that it has become aware that a number of customers were contacted by Maltese speaking individuals purporting to be calling from the Bank and asking customers for personal and internet banking related information.
BOV stated that it never contacts customers by telephone to ask for account, personal, or internet banking login information.
“Customers are requested not to cooperate with individuals calling under this pretext. Such calls are fraudulent in nature and may result in unauthorised access to internet banking and to fraud,” BOV said.