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Tweeting about banking troubles? You're a fraudster's dream

Reuters  |  LONDON 

By Lawrence White and Emma RumneyLONDON (Reuters) - Customers who use social media to vent frustration at their banks when services go down are inadvertently making themselves targets for fraudsters, law enforcement officials and industry insiders said.That was the case for customers of Britain's TSB, many of whom took to social media to complain after a computer systems migration by the bank left thousands of users locked out of their accounts.The bank's chief executive on Wednesday said TSB saw the daily rate of attempted fraud on its customers spike by up to seventy times following the ...

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 23:21 IST
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