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Got an unexpected WhatsApp message from son or daughter? Be on your guard.

In recent days, we again received more reports of help request fraud or WhatsApp fraud. This type of scam circulates constantly and claims many victims.

You get a message purporting to be from a child or a friend who needs to make an urgent payment, but can't do it themselves. They ask you to help and promise to pay you back quickly. By nature, we all want to help our children and friends, so many people pay without giving it much thought.

What should you watch out for and what to do if you are a victim?


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