'Friend' who claimed to be unfamiliar with online banking turned out to be a scammer

Anonymous | 23 Sep 2022

Impersonation Scam

1. Call at evening time (21/09) and asked me do i know who is he and i mentioned a name and he claimed he is the one.

2. He told me to delete old phone and replaced this new number 81794073.

3. On 22/09 morning, i have received 5 times incoming call from him and he told me that do i know how to unlock one-time otp for UOB account.

4. I told him no and change another topic that his phone has security lock and unable to contact the bank. 

5. He told me to loan him balance s$ 4800 but I told him no money and he asked me to borrow from colleague.

6. I told him my colleague won't borrow money & etc...

7. Later on, he told me says will contact me later but I blocked his phone number.