Conmen are exploiting WhatsApp to steal people’s money, according to specialists, who have noticed a 2,000 percent increase in frauds utilising the messaging app. Scams utilising the chat network have increased by 2,000%, according to experts. Customers are being warned by Lloyds Bank about letters that appear “extremely personal”. The banking behemoth provided a list of tips to help clients avoid fraudsters. This includes being cautious of texts from unfamiliar numbers and not acting hastily.