(CMR) The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) said it has received reports that local banking customers have received SMS messages claiming to be from their bank.
Customers are then encouraged to contact the fraudulent number provided in the message. The fraudulent telephone number being utilized is: 1-844-930-1816. Customers are advised not to call this number.
If this number is dialed, the caller will hear a realistic-sounding automated bank voice greeting requesting banking details.
Police advise banking customers to always be vigilant and not provide any personal banking details over the phone to anyone claiming to be from your bank. Police further advise the public they should not call the specified fraudulent telephone number.