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Azerbaijan’s state service issues statement on false information spread on behalf of Trend News Agency and SOCAR


BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 16. False information has
recently been spread on social media and various web pages,
Trend
reports.

Fraudsters, using the Trend News Agency’s banner, offer citizens
to switch to a platform where they may allegedly invest in the
State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) or find a job.

Trend declares that these messages are not related to the
agency, have never been posted on our website or in the company’s
information products.

Trend urges citizens to be careful, not to succumb to the tricks
of scammers and, if necessary, contact law enforcement
agencies.

In this regard, the Special Communication and Information
Security State Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan has circulated
a statement:

“Attention! Fraudsters are advertising various ‘campaigns’ on
fake web pages created on behalf of various media resources (Trend,
APA, etc.), as well as are committing phishing attacks under the
pretext of registering in investment projects using the name of
SOCAR. Please be vigilant in the event of facing such fraud cases.
We call for a joint fight against such cases by informing about
them on the https://blacklist.gov.az“.


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