Beware of fake calls! First they will call and then they will threaten, the government warned the people

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale - Senior Editor
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New Delhi. The Central Government has warned people against those who are threatening to block mobile numbers in the name of the Department of Telecommunications. An official statement said on Friday that those calling themselves as officials of the Department of Telecommunications and threatening to disconnect the connections are fake and their aim is to steal people's personal information and commit financial fraud. The Department of Telecommunications also cautioned people about WhatsApp calls coming from mobile numbers of foreign origin.

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According to the statement, “The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has issued an advisory to the citizens that people are receiving such phone calls in which callers in the name of the Department of Telecommunications are threatening that all their mobile numbers will be blocked. Will be done. “It is also being threatened that their mobile number is being misused for some illegal activity.”

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The government gave this advice to the citizens
The statement further said, “Cyber ​​criminals are trying to steal personal information through such calls to commit cyber-crime/financial fraud.” The department said that it will not stop anyone from making such calls. Does not authorize. People have been asked to be alert and not to give any information if they receive such calls.

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