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.