Collector warns users to be aware of fake WhatsApp account

Collector warns users to be aware of fake WhatsApp account

Collector warns users to be aware of fake WhatsApp account

A fake WhatsApp account is seeking money via Amazon Pay vouchers – Google

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  • Collector warns Whatsapp users to be aware of the fake account.
  • The fake account holder is asking for money in return for Amazon Pay vouchers.
  • An investigation has been started in this matter.
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Collector G S Sameeran resorted to Twitter on Wednesday to warn the public about impostors who formed a bogus WhatsApp account in his name to solicit money via Amazon Pay voucher.

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The ID was constructed using his photograph and cell phone number (8788019763), according to the collector. “The issue was taken to the notice of the city police’s cyber cell and a case was registered. Scamsters had earlier involved in similar activity by posing as senior government officials. Police will take action against such people,” he said

The cyber cell has initiated an investigation into the event, according to the city’s police commissioner V Balakrishnan, who encouraged the public to be aware of such con artists.  “We have gathered information about a criminal network functioning in north India. A police team will be dispatched to arrest the mastermind,” he said.

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