As the deadline for applying for the second round of "Myna Points," which gives you up to 2,2 yen worth of points, is approaching at the end of September, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications is calling for caution against fraudulent e-mails and fake websites that try to trick you into applying for points and deceive your credit card number and personal information.
The deadline for applying for the "Minor Point 2nd Phase," which allows you to earn points worth up to 2,9 yen by acquiring a My Number Card, is the end of September, but according to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, about 2000 million people have not applied.
Under these circumstances, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications is calling for attention to fraud that takes advantage of the approaching application deadline.
, ▽ A method of sending an email urging the application of points and directing it to a fake site to deceive personal information such as credit card number, name and date of birth, ▽ Acting as a fee for applying for ▽ Officials of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications and municipalities,
It means that phone calls and other attempts to defraud you of money have been confirmed.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications says, "If you feel even a little suspicious, please consult the nearest police station or the "My Number General Toll-Free Number" 0120-95-0178."