UAE National Day WhatsApp scam warning issued

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Published: Sun 24 Nov 2019, 6:14 PM

Last updated: Tue 3 Jan 2023, 3:55 PM

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has cautioned the public not to believe online scam messages about prizes to be won on occasion of UAE's 48th National Day on December 2.

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In a statement issued by the TRA on Sunday, the recent scam particularly targets Emiratis - a fake prize WhatsApp message containing a link that if one clicks, would give away the personal information of the user.

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The authority, however, urged everyone in the country to ignore such messages and stay safe.



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