Under pressure to work in a hospital COVID and in this case, care for serious cases of newborns, medical personnel must now take care of extortion attempts by alleged insurers.
An alleged executive of an insurer tried to gain the trust of a doctor and make an appointment.
“In recent days I have received many calls from numbers that I do not have registered on my phone, they tell me that they have the files of all the people that we have debts. In fact, I am supposed to have a debt of more than 45 days ”.
Soledad, medical specialist in Neonatology, Public Health
Soledad made the appointment, they would help her catch up. So, she hesitated and before going to the alleged executive, she verified her payroll receipts: I had no debts.
When calling the company an advisor informed him that he was up to date and that the company had not sent anyone. He discovered that it had been an attempted fraud.
“What they want is to get the information, one, to make a charge, to steal the identity, and there will be, where they could extort or even even kidnap you.”
Jesús David Chávez Ugalde, director Analysis and Statistics of Financial Services and Products, CONDUSEF
The National Commission for the Protection and Defense of Users of Financial Services (CONDUSEF) calls for extreme precautions and ignore such calls. They assure that a financial institution will never ask me for personal information. “Why? Well, because they already have it ”.
This type of illegal activity consists of a scam in which a cybercriminal, by means of an email, hooks his victims by posing as a member of the Nigerian royalty.
Profeco alerted the corresponding authorities to take action on the matter; Sometimes via the internet, thefts or fraud can be carried out.
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