Through its social networks, the Government of Chile alerted the public about a fraudulent text message in which it asks the recipient to enter a link to confirm their data regarding the Winter Bonus, a state benefit that will begin to be paid this Friday 5 of August.
“This message circulating by SMS is false. As a Government, we will not request your personal data through a message to access any of the state benefits”, they pointed out.
🔴 ATTENTION AND ATTENTION WITH THIS INFORMATION 👇
This message circulating by SMS is false. As a Government we will not ask for your personal data through a message to access any of the state benefits. https://t.co/A9FQEO2HlQ
– Government of Chile (@GobiernodeChile) August 2, 2022
This fraud mechanism is used to obtain people’s bank details and carry out eventual hacks.
Check if you are a beneficiary of the Winter Bonus in the following link.