Fight Fraud

Fraudsters could be targeting you. UAE together against fraud.

At NBF, we thrive in providing our customers exceptional financial services, it is also our priority to ensure their banking is secure and protected. UAE Banks Federation (UBF) in partnership with Central Bank of the UAE, Abu Dhabi Police, Dubai Police, and Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA), launched the National Fraud Awareness Campaign, a wide-ranging initiative that aimed to educate customers to protect themselves from financial cybercrime and fraud.

If you believe that you are a victim of fraud, report your case to UAE Banks Federation by clicking here.

Types of Fraud


Here we list some useful tips that together form the central pillar of the UBF #FightFraud Campaign, and which may help you develop a clearer understanding of how to identify and avoid scams.

  • Phone Fraud: Have you received a call from your bank asking for your personal information? This could be phone fraud. Always remember that your bank will never ask for your personal/financial information.

  • Email Fraud: Do not respond to emails from unknown IDs & never click on any suspicious links or attachments. Ignore emails that create false urgency. 

  • Social Engineering: Stay a step ahead of social engineering scams. Never share your personal information with anyone over the phone, email, SMS, or social channels.

  • Advance Fee Scam: Avoid communications that say you have won a lottery and ask you for an advance payment to claim the prize.

  • Business Email Compromise: Watch out for emails that request fund transfer to a different account. This could be the work of a fraudster.

  • Bank Smart: Don’t give a chance to hackers or fraudsters to manipulate your mobile banking. Stay alert.

  • Shop Smart: From choosing the right shopping website, to opting for the right payment mode, always choose secure ones.

  • Social Smart: Keep your social accounts private as well as secure to protect your data from falling into the wrong hands.

To report any fraudulent activities, please visit:

Dubai Police
Abu Dhabi Police

Call Dubai Police on 901
Call Abu Dhabi Police on 8002626

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