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Date: 05/04/2011
RBI Never asks for Your Bank Account Details

It has come to the notice of the Reserve Bank of India that mail has been sent in its name "inviting bank customers to update their bank account details against online phishing".

The Reserve Bank has clarified that it has NOT sent any such email.

It has further clarified that the Reserve Bank or banks never issue communication asking for bank account details for any purpose. The Reserve Bank has appealed to members of public not to respond to such mails and not to share their bank account details with anyone for any purpose.

Alpana Killawala
Chief General Manager

Press Release : 2010-2011/1433

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