Nubank: Client Loses R$12,000 to Fake Employee Scam

Client sent photo with ID after receiving a call from an alleged Nubank employee; criminals borrowed from NuConta.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The scams using Nubank as bait do not happen only on the internet: a 46 year old client in Americana (SP) received a call from an "employee" asking him to send a photo with his ID, as they would be trying to access his account. Then the criminals took out a loan and made two transfers at NuConta, resulting in losses of approximately R$12,000 (US$2.800).

On January 21st, the man received a call on his cell phone from an alleged Nubank employee: he claimed he needed a photo with his ID to . . .

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