The government says that this message is fake and no such loan scheme is being run. Government agency Press Information Bureau has investigated this message and told the truth of this viral message.
Fake news of loan to Aadhar card holders is going viral (Symbol Photo -Pixlr)
A message is becoming increasingly viral on social media. It has been written in this message that the government is giving a loan of Rs 4,78,000 to the Aadhaar card holders. According to the message people who have Aadhar card They are being given Rs 4,78,000 by the government. According to the message, those who want to get this loan will have to register. It is written in the viral message that apply immediately to get the loan money as the scheme is for a short period of time. Since this message is directly related to the government and Aadhaar, its truth has been told by the government itself.
The government says that this message is fake and no such loan scheme is being run. Government agency Press Information Bureau has investigated this message. As part of the investigation, the fact of this viral message has been checked. PIB has said in its fact check that this message of Rs 4,78,000 loan is fake. Quoting PIB, the government has urged people not to forward this message. While giving instructions, it has also been said that do not share your personal or financial information with anyone else in the greed of loan.
what did the government say
It is being claimed that the central government is providing a loan of ₹4,78,000 to all Aadhar card owners#PibFactCheck
️ This claim is #fake
️ Do not forward such messages
️ Never share your personal/financial details with anyone pic.twitter.com/U5gbE3hCLD
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) August 16, 2022
Actually, such messages are a tactic of looting. In such a message, there is a suspicious link on which you are asked to click. It is being asked to apply in this message, which is part of the fraud itself. In the name of applying, many personal and financial information is asked from the applicant. It can also contain Aadhaar, bank account number. If the matter becomes very serious, then the card number and CVV can also be asked for. It has also been seen many times that people are asked for OTP by taking them under the guise. Then it does not take long to clear the account.
If you want to avoid these dangers then beware of such fake messages. Never open such messages and don’t even click on the link. Forwarding such messages should also be avoided because there will be danger in the phone where this message will go. Government and banks are constantly advising to avoid such frauds.