The use of digital payment apps has increased, and cyber fraud cases have increased at the same pace. The popular payment app Paytm is no exception. Fraudsters are often trying to defraud Paytm users. Paytm users are now victimized by a new cashback offer. If you also use Paytm, you should stay away from this new scam.
What is the new Paytm cashback scam
According to a report by Indian Express, many users are getting Paytm Cashback notification in Chrome browser. It writes, ‘Congratulations! You’ve won a Paytm Scratch Card ‘(Congratulations! You’ve won a Paytm Scratch Card). Once the user clicks on the notification, paytm-cashfer [डॉट] com Opens the website.
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This website is completely similar to Paytm’s official site. But it is actually a fake website. A coupon is displayed on the website, which shows the amount of cashback on scratching. This amount will be different each time. In our case, it showed a cashback of Rs 2577. You have also been rewarded with a send reward to Paytm underneath it. If you follow all the steps mentioned in it, your account will be empty.
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Do not open the website
The report states that the scam only works on mobile phones, meaning the website’s former scammers targeted mobile users. When writing news, typing the URL into a computer browser directly opens the official Paytm website. However, we advise users not to visit this fraudulent site.