The activity of telephone scammers in Russia has decreased by almost five times since the end of February, compared with the beginning of the year, RIA Novosti was told in the press service of the Central Bank.
They explained , that from the beginning of January & nbsp; to February 23, the regulator initiated the blocking of more than 80 thousand telephone numbers of intruders.
In the period from February 24 to April 15, 17 thousand numbers were blocked.
Previously Russians were warned about fraudulent sites for checking bank cards.
Meanwhile, the expert explained how to distinguish a call from a bank from a call from a fraudster. Particular attention should be paid to the call of a bank security officer, since often scammers call with this pretext.