Uob, Scam

Uob, Scam

Information of more than 1,100 UOB customers disclosed after employee falls for scam

Personal details of nearly 1,200 UOB customers disclosed after bank’s employee falls prey to a China police impersonation scam

7/5/2021 1:34:00 PM

Personal details of nearly 1,200 UOB customers disclosed after bank’s employee falls prey to a China police impersonation scam

SINGAPORE: Information of 1,166 customers has been disclosed after a United Overseas Bank ( UOB ) employee fell prey to an impersonation scam. The ...

The employee involved has since been suspended and is also assisting in police investigations."We apologise to our customers that this has happened as we have always made it a priority to keep their data secure."UOB said it has written to all affected customers, and has taken several precautionary measures to protect them as they may be targeted by scammers.

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Posting scam protection notices on the login pages of UOB Personal Internet Banking and UOB MightyPosting a public education notice on UOB social media channels."We expect the highest standards of professional conduct from our people at all times as part of maintaining the trust our customers place in us," said UOB. headtopics.com

"We are very sorry that our customers have been placed in this position. We will continue to make every effort to work with them on keeping their accounts safe." Read more: CNA »

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🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️ No wonder they changed my ATM card recently .... How will OUB compensate for their mistake? Is this The Onion?

Information of 1,166 UOB customers leaked after employee allegedly falls for impersonation scam

Information of 1,166 UOB customers leaked after employee allegedly falls for impersonation scam

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