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northernirelandworld.com 14 Jan, 2022 15:15 am

NatWest ‘new device registered’ scam texts: what to look out for

NatWest ‘new device registered’ scam texts: what to look out for
NatWest customers are being targeted by fake text messages stating that "a new device has been registered" with your account.

NatWest says to never give your Online Banking PIN, password, card reader codes or mobile app codes to anyone via text.Real NatWest text messages may contain links but never to any links asking for any online banking or full card details.Check your bank balance through online banking or contact your local branch for peace of mind.After showing a copy of the texts to NatWest, they confirmed the message was not sent by the bank and shared five top tips for what to do after receiving a text message to follow a link.

They have also said they would never ask to secure your account or click any links via text message.NatWest customers are being targeted by fake text messages stating that "a new device has been registered" with your account.

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