Last Thursday, a resident of the municipality of Raeren filed a complaint, explaining that she had first received a written message, via WhatsApp, from a person she did not know. There followed a voice call during which this stranger had asked him to activate his bank card and his card reader, before transmitting the codes received. The complainant later discovered that money had been withdrawn from her bank account.
On Saturday, another lady went to the Eupen police station, after registering a withdrawal from her bank account. It was by Messenger that she had been contacted to announce that she had won a Thermomix food processor. But to be able to have this device, it was explained to her that she first had to pay 5 euros for the shipping costs. She followed the instructions that followed, also using her bank card and card reader, until she communicated the codes she had received… seeing you counted account debited with an amount that the police did not not disclosed.