FASTag Scam is Real or Fake: Nowadays different types of scams have started happening. In such a situation, there is a fear that we should not get caught in any scam. People on social media keep cautioning to avoid these scams. Recently, a video regarding FASTag scam is going viral on WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter. Let us know what is shown in this video and is the claim made in the video true or false?
This message was given in the video
One of the two men sitting in the car said that the children walking on the street, who clean the car or beg, are wearing a special type of smartwatch. The watch is fitted with an in-built scanner that scans the FASTag sticker on the vehicle’s windshield. After scanning, money is withdrawn from your linked bank account or e-wallet.
The claim made in the video is true or false?
If you too believe this video to be true, then let us tell you that it is a Fake Video and there is no truth in this video. Online payments app Paytm has confirmed that as per the National Electronics Toll Collection (NETC) guidelines, FASTag payments can only be completed by official merchants and FASTag is completely safe. He clearly wrote on Twitter that the viral video is completely fake and is only spreading wrong information. Apart from this, the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has also called this video false.