A fake call to grab the most expensive bag from the well known Hermes brand. WhatsApp is becoming an unwilling vehicle for three zero scams.
Except for the messaging application. WhatsApp, in recent times, has had to deal with some issues beyond the simple issues related to privacy (which has already proven to be problematic). The world of fraud, which has been understood for some time, somehow ran contagious, According to the massive use of online users For any activity including banking services. One application has, in a way, exposed the risk of various types of fraud. And WhatsApp is not saved. In fact, it is one of the most vulnerable to fraud as users use this application very widely.
The latest in chronological order is particularly subtle. A message covering a popular fashion brand, but can hide a trap for those who are not very careful. The (fake) call comes from Hermes, A well-known luxury brand for the most expensive pieces. This makes the proposed “offer” via WhatsApp questionable. A program that celebrates an important date in the history of the French brand, according to the writings of fraudsters.
WhatsApp, Beware of (new) scams: Never click suspicious links
We are already on track because June 2021 has no anniversary for Herms. In the news, we are talking about an expensive gift, a bag belonging to the Kelly collection or one of the most fancy pieces of boutique, its sample It was created by Robert Dumas in the 1930s, Directed Herms from 1951 to 1978. A name that earns enough to get close to movie stars or similar, with similar work ethic. Suffice it to say that at the auction in Hong Kong, a bag sold for 300,000 euros.
In fact, the complexes that lead to understanding that giving a Kelly as a gift is completely unattainable. In the message in question, you are invited to click on the link to access the procedures for extracting “present” directly from WhatsApp. Hermes, however He has no interest in providing a bag of such value This should be sufficient to make it clear that this is a fraud. Also, once they include the link, fraudsters need a deposit for shipping costs. Money will, of course, disappear into the black hole. The advice is always the same: never click on suspicious links.