New scam in Pakistan Army being defamed by impersonators

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is stated not to be short of scandals and corruptions in various fields of life making innocent people victim. Now, a new scam has been surfaced and this time name of non-other than Pakistan Army is being exploited by certain nefarious elements for their ulterior motives.
In an official handout circulated within the country on Monday, the military’s public relations wing warned Pakistani citizens of fake telephone calls made by individuals impersonating armed forces officials. The document said that these unknown miscreants were trying to seek people’s personal information – such as their Computerized National Identity Card number and bank details – on the pretext of census verification.
The handout noted that the Pakistani armed forces were not making such phone calls to anyone, adding that the “public is requested not to respond to such calls, and immediately report the matter on our emergency help line UAN 1135 and 1125.” There are reports of fake telephone calls being made to general public by individuals impersonating as Pakistan Armed Forces officials.
The impersonators try to seek personal details like CNIC, bank accounts etc on the pretext of CENSUS verification etc. Please be aware that no such calls are being made from Pakistan Armed Forces. Public is requested not to respond to such calls, and immediately report the matter on our emergency help line UAN 1135 and 1125.