Recently, in Vietnam, many black credit websites have been set up for the purpose of defrauding assets and identity information. In the context that access to credit is still difficult, many people have fallen into the trap of black credit websites.
At the end of January, the non-profit anti-fraud project recorded the appearance of 15 black credit loan websites using the domain name “.vn”.
Some websites like yfcredit can be mentioned[.]vn, salobank[.]vn, shina[.]vn, supi[.]vn, Vayday[.]vn, sago[.]net[.]vn, f668[.]vn, loanfast[.]com[.]VN,…
Share with VietNamNeta representative of the Anti-Phishing project said, although providing online credit services, these websites have a very sketchy interface and only display well on phones.
“Black credit websites all use the same source code in Chinese with server infrastructure located in China. The contact information of the websites is not clear, the grammar, the words are messed up, and it looks unprofessional,” said a representative of the Anti-Phishing project.
After research and verification, security expert Ngo Minh Hieu said that these are all black credit websites with signs of user fraud.
The trick of these subjects is to approach people who need loans by private messaging or running ads on social networks like Zalo, Facebook,…
Scammers attack the psychology of people who are in need of hot loans, that is, they want quick procedures, do not take time and can borrow large amounts of money on demand.
After exchanging back and forth, the lender will send (fake) documents as a basis to convince the customer to transfer the loan guarantee fee, loan insurance fee, etc. They can also use the reason that the account is frozen. , ID card/CCCD the customer is on the bank’s blacklist… to request the victim to transfer.
Accompanying the transfer request are often promises that “this money will be returned by the bank or financial company along with the loan”. However, after sending fees to black credit websites, many people realize that they have lost money because they never see the disbursement to the wallet.
According to security expert Ngo Minh Hieu, often victims are afraid to report to the police because the amount of money is small, moreover, they are afraid of losing credibility. In cases like this, scammers often contact by virtual nick, Telegram, so it is difficult to track down the culprit. Most victims of scams cannot get their money back.
With websites pretending to be credit services showing signs of strong activity, internet users need to be very cautious and wary when dealing with online loan services.
When there is a need to borrow money, people should look to reputable banks and credit institutions. Absolutely do not trust the winged advertisements of online loan websites, avoiding the situation of losing money. In the unfortunate event of becoming a victim, people need to contact the authorities to take action.