Websites copies: Munich police warn of fraud in the case of flight cancellations

The Munich police warns of flight cancellations on the Internet for caution: Due to the holiday season, and the pandemic, there have been recent repeated attemp

Websites copies: Munich police warn of fraud in the case of flight cancellations

The Munich police warns of flight cancellations on the Internet for caution: Due to the holiday season, and the pandemic, there have been recent repeated attempts at fraud, said a spokesman of the police headquarters on Tuesday. The police refers to a case of 30. July: A 58-year-old friend wanted to cancel a flight booked with a German airline. A popular search engine one of the search hits led to a Website with a "supposed cancellation hotline". According to the information, the site was not perceived as "fraudulent".

The woman chose a phone number with a German area code and came up with a man into the conversation, posing as employees of the airline. During the call, the man managed to install a "software maintenance" on the Computer of the wife. Finally, the alleged employee tried to get through to Ask the Bank data of the woman in experience. In this connection, he referred to the settlement of the "cost refund". At this point the woman became suspicious and broke off the conversation. A financial loss was not your therefore.

Updated Date: 04 August 2020, 19:19

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