Do Not Scan QR Code Otherwise Your Account Will Be Empty, Warns SBI!

SBI has alerted its customers to not scan any QR Code from any person. 

 Doing so might cause all the money to disappear from bank account

The country’s largest public sector bank, SBI (State Bank of India), has issued a warning to its 44 crore clients 

Especially the safety tips every time you make UPI payments

The bank clarified that QR codes are used only for making payments and not for taking payments 

Safety tips were also mentioned by SBI

– UPI ID to be verified before making any payment.

– Security rules to be followed while making UPI payments.

UPI PIN is required for money transfer only and not for receiving money

– Mobile number, name and UPI ID to be verified before sending money.

– UPI PIN not to be shared with anyone.

– UPI PIN not to be confused even by mistake.

– Scanner to be used properly for fund transfer.

– Under any circumstances, solutions should not be sought from anyone other than official sources.

– Help section of the app to be used for any payment or technical issues.

– In case of any discrepancy, resolution to be sought through Bank’s Grievance Redressal Portal .