These messages are usually shared via WhatsApp and other online platforms, Beware of fake social media messages, promising prizes, jobs and shopping discounts amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Abu Dhabi Police warned residents Saturday….
If a UAE resident clicks on the fake message and follows instructions, fraudsters will be able to hack accounts.
Police said such fake messages are being circulated by criminal gangs that target random community members through use of advanced technology.
If a UAE resident clicks on the scammer’s message and follows instructions, fraudsters will be able to hack accounts and access other personal details.
People are urged to immediately report such incidents to the Police Command and Control Centre 999, toll free number 8002626 (AMAN2626), via text messages to 2828, or via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org