Since the trials of the Covid-19 Vaccines by various countries there has been many folds of mystery wrapping up on the aspect of fraudulently created on the name of Vaccine Injections and its implementations. Apart from a lot of hustle and bustle India could achieve a 100 crore vaccination landmark with the support and efforts of its citizens.
There has been a steep rise in the fraudulent calls that dupe the senior citizens of the city and outskirts in the name of booking booster doses for them. Sounding extremely convincing, the callers have enough data base that mention the candidate’s name, medical details as well as the first and the final dose vaccination dates. Interestingly the calls have been made as the health care officials of the government.
Upon a whistleblowing conducted by TV9 the process has come into notice by the cyber officials and the authority. One such call has been recorded and shaped as a video byte by the media and is embedded here for the purpose of mass concern.
The malicious actors have enough access to the databases of vaccination certificates either from the posts on the social media or from any other domain which is being used for the fraudulent actions further.
As the statement goes “Precaution is always Better than Cure” and hence providing you some precautionary measures that would help you to be safe from the act of the fraudsters. The golden measures are as follows:
Always remember that authentic booster dose registrations can be done only with the help of CoWin Application or from Book My Show. One may always make visits to the nearest vaccination centers for the booking and registration activity.
Incase one is a victim of Booster dose booking fraudulent activities, the following activities can be taken into action:
The WhatsApp Contacts for the various branches of Kolkata Police have been placed for the benefits of the readers.
Stay Alert, Stay Safe!!!!
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