January 12, 2024 – 12:52 pm
Telex journalist Gergely Bruckner won the Fall 2023 Responsible FinTech Content Award for his article on bank fraud.
According to the jury’s evaluation, the article on bank fraud is a clear and enjoyable read and contains useful lessons. “It is easy to understand, the author has consulted many people, thoroughly researched it and provided practical advice. Through a useful story, he draws attention to avoiding fraud” – He writes in justifying the jury.
Our colleague in the article conveyed the experiences of victims of fraud, presented the methods of the most common perpetrators, namely the practices of banks, and also gave important tips on how to avoid emptying our bank account. “Phishing-based banking attacks have also spread here, and the situation is so serious that commercial banks, Magyar Nemzeti Bank and the police have also intervened. However, there is still more that customers themselves can do.” Award-winning article “There is an alarming amount of online banking fraud Internet, but we can get rid of it by following some simple rules” can be read in full by clicking here.
Gergely Bruckner has addressed the topic of bank fraud in several articles and on a podcast:
- Booking a hotel online or posting a classified ad can also expose us to attacks by online bank fraudsters – in this article, we've provided some examples of successful defences, described typical approaches, and seen what a central bank does in the matter.
- The bank fraudsters have treated him in such a way that he has shuddered when the phone rang ever since – and here we have shown with a concrete example the situation when something goes wrong. When do we lose everything, or when do we hope the bank will pay us back?
- Ferenc was in the dark: he did not give his banking details to the scammers, but he was scammed – in this article, readers can learn about the story of Ferenc, who certainly did not effectively help the criminals' chances, but they still reached their target.
- the In one of our podcasts called Téma Gergely Bruckner discussed the topic of bank fraud with Biztosdöntés.hu financial expert, Peter Gergely.