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Message from a Banker, Press cancel button twice to cancel pin setup

Viral Claim: Message viral on social media as, Press ‘cancel’ button twice before inserting the card. If anyone has set up the keypad to steal your PIN code.

Facts Check: False

Viral News in Social Media Twitter/Facebook/WhatsApp/Other Examples:

“Important message from RBI - A very useful tip while withdrawing funds from an ATM. Press ‘cancel’ button twice before inserting the card. If anyone has set up the keypad to steal your PIN code. Please make it a habit and part of every transaction that RBI you make. Share for Your Circle People. “

Message from a Banker 
* A very useful tip while withdrawing funds from an ATM. 
* Press ‘cancel’ button twice before inserting the card. If anyone has set up the key pad to steal your PIN code, this will cancel that set up.
Please make it a habit and part of every transaction that you make. 
Please share with those about whom you care.

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Facts Check News: The message viral on social media claiming pressing cancel button. Press ‘cancel’ button twice before inserting the card. If anyone has set up the keypad to steal your PIN code.  this will cancel that set up, this information is not true.

 

Ayupp has debunked the same story on 30, November 2018 , titled “RBI, Pressing Cancel Twice On An ATM Prevent PIN Theft is fake”.

There are no reports from any RBI or government notification of any such over the years and even the ATM manual never says something like this is true. ATM functions depend entirely on the Banks, RBI has no role in it


Claim Review: Press cancel button twice to cancel pin setup

Fact Check: False