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UBL to approach FIA for fake messages on social media

UBL to approach FIA for fake messages on social media

ISLAMABAD: The United Bank Limited (UBL) has decided to report to the Cyber Crime Circle of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) about fake messages being circulated on the social media with intent to damage its reputation.

According to a letter written by the chief legal counsel of the bank to Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSE), for the last several months, some fake, false and malicious messages are being circulated through the social media particularly WhatsApp.

These messages contain inter-alia, derogatory remarks against the Bank with the intent to damage its reputation. Therefore, the bank taking serious notice for the matter has decided to report this to FIA, Cyber Crime Circle under the appropriate laws including Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (PECA), 2016.