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Smartphones have become nothing short of lifelines - we use them all the time - to watch content, stay connected or shop online. Shopping online has led to the hunt for lucrative deals (discounts never hurt anyone, right?). For example, before purchasing a smartphone, we compare different sites, ask our friends about new deal sites and believe in word-of-mouth reviews. In the age of tempting discounts, we get blindsided by the frauds that might happen to us. Unfortunately, this has also given rise to scamsters who are on the lookout for the slightest opportunity to dupe innocent customers.

Ensure safe online practices like never revealing sensitive data on the internet, cross-verifying the website’s authenticity, not clicking on suspicious links, and choosing a trustworthy bank account.
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Ensure safe online practices like never revealing sensitive data on the internet, cross-verifying the website’s authenticity, not clicking on suspicious links, and choosing a trustworthy bank account.

Let’s hear the story of Preeti Sinha, who fell victim to such fraud. Preeti Sinha, 32, is a New Delhi-based marketing professional who is also a shopaholic. She is a self-proclaimed spendthrift who loves to splurge on clothes and gadgets. She was looking out for deals and discounts since she wanted to get her hands on the latest smartphone of her choice. To her surprise, she came across a website that promised a flat 70% off. Without verifying or checking the credibility of the site, she ended up giving her bank details, and she fell into the trap and lost a whopping 2 lakhs! This could happen to any of us, right?

Stop risking your main bank account for your daily transactions.
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Stop risking your main bank account for your daily transactions.

So, should we stop making online purchases?

NO, but we must be cautious about protecting our money from cyber fraud. This can be done by ensuring safe online practices like never revealing sensitive data on the internet, cross-verifying the website’s authenticity, not clicking on suspicious links, and, most importantly, choosing a trustworthy bank account.

How to keep our money safe?

The first step is to stop risking your main bank account for your daily transactions. That’s exactly where Airtel Payments Bank steps into the picture because it is the safest digital bank which gives an extra layer of security of Airtel Safe Pay.

Airtel Payments Bank is the safest digital bank which gives an extra layer of security of Airtel Safe Pay.
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Airtel Payments Bank is the safest digital bank which gives an extra layer of security of Airtel Safe Pay.

The safest way to pay - Airtel Safe Pay!

With an increasing threat of cyber frauds looming large over us, one single fraud can end up emptying our main bank account. It is only fair to go for a solution that promises the safety of our daily transactions. Airtel Payments Bank ensures that no money is debited from your account without your approval courtesy, Airtel Safe Pay. There’s no exposure to your main account, so be rest assured and use Airtel Payments Bank for your daily needs without any hassle.

Earning rewards on your daily expenses

There are countless daily expenses that we incur - from smartphone & TV recharges to buying groceries, utility bills, and more. It could be pretty tedious if you have to manage all these tasks through different apps. The best part is that you can get access to all these services in one place, plus you earn on every transaction with Rewards123 through Airtel Payments Bank.

You can begin this journey by opening a savings account with Airtel Payments Bank, and all it takes is a video call to get started!

Conclusion

Now that you know the significance and convenience of having an account for daily payments, and the benefits of becoming a digital bank customer, start your journey with the safest digital bank - Airtel Payments Bank today!

Disclaimer: This is a company press release, and it does not have journalistic/editorial involvement of Hindustan Times.

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