The phishing scam is most common on the Internet and many people fall into the trap. This time again, a free air ticket phishing scam is doing rounds on the Internet. A WhatsApp message has been popping up on social media sites which claims that Jet Airways is giving two free tickets to everyone in a bid to celebrate their 25 years of anniversary. Also Read - Harry Gurney Retires: English Cricketer Calls it a Day From All Formats Of The Game
However, it turns out a fake message. Jet Airways also issued a statement in which they clearly mentioned that it is a fake alert and warned people to not fall into the trap. “There’s a fake link being circulated regarding ticket giveaways for our 25th Anniversary. This is not an official contest/giveaway and we advise caution. Genuine contests & giveaways are hosted only on our verified social media accounts, indicated with a blue tick,” the airline said. Also Read - Karnataka Lockdown to be Extended by 2 More Weeks? Revenue Minister Drops Big Hint
The free air ticket scam has gone viral on WhatsApp and Facebook and many people have fallen prey to the phishing scam. Also Read - Cyclone Tauktae Likely To Intensify Today, Severe Floods Predicted in Kerala, Tamil Nadu | LIVE
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This is not the first time that a fake message has surfaced around the Internet. Previously, fake messages about Air Asia and Emirates have also gone viral and people have fallen for it and lost a lot of money.