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Government Warns Public: Beware of Fake Social Media Accounts!

Image of Prime Minister Allen Chastanet

THE Office of the Prime Minister has issued yet another warning about “Fake Social Media Accounts.

The Office issued a statement yesterday in which it said it “is aware that currently several fake Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts have been created in the name of Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet, as well as several Government ministers.”

Image of Prime Minister Allen Chastanet
Prime Minister Allen Chastanet

The statement added, “The Office of the Prime Minister would again like to inform the public that at no time will any Government minister or official, message you about your personal details or request funds from you for any transaction.”

It further said, “Social Media Users are advised to disregard and report any requests or communication from such pages as well as refrain from sharing any personal information or paying money to these said accounts.”

The statement assured that “All communication from the Government and Government officials is shared via the official Government of Saint Lucia and Office of the Prime Minister Facebook pages.”

A similar statement was issued by the same office several weeks ago.

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