What is fraud?

Fraud is a criminal act to deceive you and take your cash – it is a transaction that you did not make or authorise.

What is a scam?

A scam is where you’re tricked into making or authorising a payment to a criminal’s account. Scammers impersonate bank, retailer and official organisations using emails, phone calls and texts that look and sound genuine.

Security tips and steps for you to stay safe

While RHB is always there to protect you with industry-leading security, there are additional security tips and preventive steps you can learn more to protect yourself.

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Spot your common scam and fraud types

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Macau Scam

Macau Scam

You receive a call saying you’ve broken the law or won a prize and you need to pay a small fee for these. Learn about Macau Scams and what you can do to safeguard against them.

Love Scam

Love Scam

Love scams occur when a scammer adopts a fake online identity to gain your trust or affection before manipulating or stealing from you. Look out for ways to protect yourself.

Money Mule

Money Mule

Scammers want access to your bank accounts to move their fraudulent funds. They exploit you when you are vulnerable, such as when looking for a new job, relationship or needing financial aid.

OTP/TAC Scam

OTP/TAC Scam

Scammers will usually call you saying they’ve registered the wrong mobile number and their TAC (Transaction Authorisation Code), also known as OTP (One Time Password) has been accidentally sent to you.

Investment Scam

Investment Scam

Scammers entice you to ‘invest’ your money in fake financial products or services. They will promise unrealistic profits with emphasis on time-limited offers to pressure you into sending your money over immediately.

Phishing/Vishing/Smishing Scam

Phishing/Vishing/Smishing

Cyber scammers want your information, so they can use your identity for theft or fraud. There are three main types of cyber attacks: phishing (email), vishing (phone), and smishing (text).

e-Commerce Scam

e-Commerce Scam

Is the offer too good to be true? Sadly, they probably are. Scam websites use low prices to lure you to quickly sell fake, counterfeit or non-existent items.

e-Wallet Scam

e-Wallet Scam

Defrauding an e-wallet can earn fraudsters a lot of money. Like physical wallets, they contain important personal information. Fraudsters who successfully get their hands on e-wallets can steal funds and illegally mine data.

Holiday Scam

Holiday Scam

Many of us dream of nabbing some amazing and cheap deals that are more than worth it. This, however, leaves the door wide open to criminals who use holidays to take advantage of guillible people

Money Mule

Money Mule

Scammers want access to your bank accounts to move their fraudulent funds. They exploit you when you are vulnerable, such as when looking for a new job, relationship or needing financial aid.

OTP/TAC Scam

OTP/TAC Scam

Scammers will usually call you saying they’ve registered the wrong mobile number and their TAC (Transaction Authorisation Code), also known as OTP (One Time Password) has been accidentally sent to you.

B.E.C. (Business Email Compromise) Scam

B.E.C. (Business Email Compromise)

They prey on the business relationship you have with your partners and customers to steal information or for financial gain. The scammers may target and defraud your business through email scams.

e-Commerce Scam

e-Commerce Scam

Is the offer too good to be true? Sadly, they probably are. Scam websites use low prices to lure you to quickly sell fake, counterfeit or non-existent items.