Citi has been made aware of scammers posing as Citi or other financial institutions offering high yield bond investments. This is not a Citi issued product, or offering.
Individuals may be asked to complete an application form and scan their ID documents before being directed to pay funds into a bank account. These are not genuine Citi communications and clients are advised to stay alert, cautious and not to respond or take any action requested.
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If you believe you are a victim of a scam, please contact the Citi Security Team immediately on 1300 550 216 or +612 8225 0615 (overseas) to speak to a specialist about your issue. You can also contact the Australian Cyber Security Centre.
We also recommend that you report the scam to a government agency (such as Scamwatch.gov.au) to help them identify the scammer and prevent the scam from spreading.
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