Qatar Airways has come out and made an announcement rejecting a fake competition going around on social media. It cautioned the public against participating in fraudulent competitions offering Qatar Airways tickets as prize as it might be a ploy to collect a user’s personal information.
The airline said that this is not an official Qatar Airways competition further adding that all their competitions and offers are available on their official website or official social media channels.
Qatar’s national airline tweeted a ‘Public alert on fraudulent competition’ saying that “It has come to our attention that members of the public are being encouraged to participate in a fraudulent sweepstake to win Qatar Airways travel tickets after sharing it on Facebook.
Public alert on fraudulent competition pic.twitter.com/1CcO9FjpIz
— Qatar Airways (@qatarairways) August 27, 2017
“Please note that this is not an official Qatar Airways competition, and participating may compromise your personal information.
“All Qatar Airways official competitions are announced on Qatar Airways official social media channels and on the qatarairways.com website.”
With recent incidents of hacks and other malicious viruses on the rise in the web world it’s important to cross check any information on the internet before revealing important personal information about oneself.