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US embassy warns against scam calls promising fake scholarships

US embassy warns against scam calls promising fake scholarships

The US embassy in Doha has warned against scam calls promising fake scholarships.

Ooredoo warns public on scam calls

Ooredoo warns public on scam calls

Ooredoo has advised customers to be aware of a new trend in scam calling for the usual purposes of extorting money or stealing personal details.

Beware of scam calls from international numbers and apps: CRA

Beware of scam calls from international numbers and apps: CRA

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has alerted consumers in Qatar about scam calls from international numbers through OTT (over-the-top) apps such as WhatsApp, IMO and Viber ...

Despite repeated alerts, scam calls rampant again

Despite repeated alerts, scam calls rampant again

Two recent cases of fraudsters trying to snare Qatar residents by telling them they have won prizes in a contest held by a mobile operator have come to light.

Qatar residents warned against scam calls

Qatar residents warned against scam calls

Residents in Qatar have been advised to exercise caution when receiving calls or messages from suspicious or unregistered numbers, especially if they are asked to divulge personal or financial details.

Ooredoo customers warned over scam calls

Ooredoo customers warned over scam calls

With many Qatar residents complaining of receiving calls from scammers who use "Ooredoo" as their caller ID, the telecom service provider has advised customers “to be vigilant and not to trust calls from numbers displaying the caller ID Ooredoo".