India’s largest lender, the State Bank of India (SBI) has made an important announcement for its bank account holders. SBI through its official Twitter handle has said that customers are now being targeted on WhatsApp. “Don’t let cyber criminals fool you! Please be aware and stay vigilant,” SBI said in a tweet.
Here is what all SBI’s IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT says: TOP POINTS
-Cyber criminals are approaching customers via WhatsApp calls and messages
-Informing customers about winning lottery ad asking them to contact and SBI number
-There is no lottery scheme or lucky customer gift offers going on – please stay safe and think before you fall into any such traps
-Cyber criminals are waiting for just one mistake – please do no trust such fake callers or forwarded
-Please share this message with people to save them from any such frauds
Customers are now being targeted on WhatsApp. Don’t let cyber criminals fool you! Please be aware and stay vigilant. #SBI #StateBankOfIndia #CyberCrime #SafetyTips #CyberSafety pic.twitter.com/tfLTD6T152
State Bank of India (@TheOfficialSBI) September 27, 2020
Meanwhile, State Bank of India on Wednesday said it will raise up to Rs 5,000 crore through debt instruments in the current financial year. The central board of the bank in a meeting held on Wednesday accorded the approval for raising of capital by way of issuance of Basel-III compliant debt instruments in Indian rupees during FY21, SBI said in a regulatory filing.
The board said it has approved “raising of additional tier-I (AT1) bonds to the extent of Rs 5,000 crore by way of issuance of Basel-III compliant debt instruments in INR, within the overall capital plan earlier approved by the board for raising equity during FY21,” SBI said. The issuance of the additional tier-I bonds will be subject to regulatory and government approvals, it any, it added.