PTCL, in a statement said that it has come to its knowledge that some unknown individuals are making hoax calls to PTCL subscribers claiming to be the representatives of PTCL and announcing huge cash prizes for subscribers.
PTCL, therefore alerts its existing and potential customers NOT to entertain, trust or fall for any such calls initiated by certain individuals offering any cash prize that either requires them to call back on a particular number or give serial/PIN number of prepaid scratch card in case of Vfone subscribers.
PTCL is not in any way affiliated with any prize draws or offering cash prizes or in any way disclosed any of its subscriber’s phone numbers to any third parties for this purpose.
It is advised to the public, especially its customers, to be careful and vigilant when receiving and responding to such messages or phone calls. They are advised to always call the PTCL Call Centre at 1236 for any information or for any clarification regarding any inquiries, related to prize schemes or otherwise.
PTCL shall not be liable for any loss to any person in resulting from such fraudulent activities and deceptive practices by third parties.