Is Bali Governor Wayan Koster asking you for money via WhatsApp? Yeah, that’s a scam

We didn’t suppose this bears a warning from the Bali Provincial Authorities, however right here we’re.

The administration warned the general public over the weekend to be cautious of WhatsApp accounts claiming to be Bali Governor Wayan Koster to be able to ask for cash.

A cellphone quantity ending with 1241 reportedly used Koster’s image on their WhatsApp profile and has requested random individuals for monetary donations.

Bali’s Communications, Info and Expertise, and Statistics Company Chief Gede Pramana informed reporters yesterday that the general public must be cautious of such schemes.

“We acquired reviews that there’s a WhatsApp account with the profile image of the Bali governor sending messages [to people] claiming to be the Bali governor [himself] asking for cash,” mentioned Gede Pramana.

“I can verify to you that it’s not the governor.”

On the whole, Gede Pramana warned individuals to by no means reply to fraudulent messages, together with from these claiming to be Bali officers.

To date, it has not been reported whether or not individuals really fell for the Koster rip-off.

After all, all of us must be cautious of individuals asking us for cash on any messaging platform, as impostors can assume any id on-line. Even of individuals we all know.

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