UAE Telecom Du warned residents of National Day scam doing the rounds on social media
Du warned residents of a faux prize doing the rounds on UAE social networking sites.
Dubai: The Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du) has warned mobile users not fall for a scam that claims to supply prizes to mark the UAE’s forty-eighth National Day.
The scam, that was circulated across social networking sites within the UAE, alleged that residents are going to be ready to win Dh100 in free credit by selecting the choice ‘du’ as their most well-liked telecom operator. Residents were additionally tutored to sort their mobile range so as to be eligible for the competition.
The faux promotion used the National Day brand and allegedly ran throughout a brief time within the originate to Dec two.
In AN announcement, Du cautioned residents to not fall victim of the scam and warned that any promotions or offers can solely be proclaimed on their official social media accounts.
The UAE’s Telecommunication regulatory agency (TRA) has additionally warned the general public against anonymous messages with links to faux prizes.
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In a statement issued by the TRA on Sunday, the authority inspired the general public to ignore such messages and to not click on these links as they’re sent by scammers UN agency wish to swindle folks.
Several authorities are on a nonstop campaign to warn residents of such faux scams.
As it has been seen people keep on searching for different terms in the UAE for finding Du Net Offers by sometimes Du Net Offer or Du Net Offers. We also have been reported different keywords where we found some fake ads related to this article.
Earlier, urban center Police cautioned residents against faux callers and anonymous folks that attempt totally different tricks to extort cash.
“Do not fall prey to faux calls and anonymous folks,” tweeted urban center Police. The aforementioned simplest thanks to avoiding any scam aren’t to answer unknown numbers and to not open electronic links which will be connected with the message.
Police have repeatedly issued advisories telling customers to refrain from sharing details of their checking account or forwarding funds on-line to folks they don’t understand.
Internet users ought to additionally guarantee their personal information is protected whereas exploitation Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and different social networking platforms.