TORREÓN, COAH.- Cintia Cuevas, Regional deputy delegate of the Wellness Programs in The lagooncalled on older adults to take precautions and avoid being victims of theft or scams when using their cards. Welfare Pension at ATMs.
In September, he said that some beneficiaries showed up at his offices reporting that their card had not received the deposit, so when checking the account statement the person was carrying another beneficiary’s card.
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These beneficiaries were trying to withdraw cash from the ATM, when a subject approached them to help them and gave them the PINbut they returned the empty card of another beneficiary.
It is a situation that has put the authorities on alert, which is why they notified the entire population of beneficiaries of the Welfare Pension and also to family members to support older adults in avoiding this type of fraud.
First, he recommends avoiding the help of strangers. If you don’t know how to use the ATMs, wait for your child or someone you trust to support you, in addition to having them sign the plastic on the back or make a mark on it so that they are certain of that. It is your card and do not be victims of this type of tricks.
The official commented that this type of crimes They can also be presented in stores, because employees know when those cards have funds and are waiting to see who arrives.
So far there are eight cases of this type that have been presented, but it is estimated that there are more, which is why it asks for the support of the pension beneficiaries to be on the lookout.