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Dubai: 89.1 Radio 4 FM issues alert on fake prize winning messages

by Staff Reporter
89.1 Radio 4 FM

89.1 Radio 4 FM has issued a warning to its valued listeners regarding the emergence of counterfeit IDs impersonating their radio jockeys. The station has learned that these fraudulent accounts are reaching out to individuals, soliciting personal information under the guise of prize winnings.

Listeners are urged to exercise vigilance as 89.1 Radio 4 FM clarifies that none of their RJs will initiate personal messages or comment on social media posts claiming individuals have won prizes. In the event of receiving any such messages, the station advises promptly reporting and blocking the account in question.

To maintain the integrity of their competitions, the station, in a social media post, emphasized that legitimate prize notifications will only come directly from “89.1 Radio 4 FM.”

89.1 Radio 4 FM message for its listeners

The Radio 4 FM posted on Facebook: “Dear Listeners, it has come to our attention that fake IDs of Radio 4 RJs have been created, and individuals using these accounts are messaging people and requesting personal details. Please be aware that none of our RJs will ever personally message or comment on your posts claiming that you have won anything. If you receive any messages from anyone, please report and block that account immediately. If you win any of our competitions, you will only receive a direct message from 89.1 Radio 4 FM. Therefore, please be cautious of any such fake accounts, REPORT and BLOCK them immediately, and stay safe.”

The announcement underscores the importance of remaining cautious and taking swift action by reporting and blocking any suspicious accounts to ensure the safety of the community.

As the station prioritizes the security and well-being of its listeners, this alert serves as a reminder to stay informed, be cautious of online interactions, and promptly report any unusual or potentially harmful activity.

tanvir@dubainewsweek.com

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