Mexico City.- During the first semester of 2022, the Institute detected and reported 44 false web page sites posing as official sites for the public to plagiarize, as well as 14 profiles on scammers’ social networks, all intended to commit fraud. Alerted this unit.
In view of the increase in such frauds, the Institute indicated that interested parties who wish to participate in any of the agency’s auctions should do so only through link auctions. Ascend
He specified that, as of now, he has sent 1,830 official letters to 26 states in the country to alert municipalities and public universities about the situation.
“The Institute for Paying Back Stolen People warns society in general not to be surprised by the growing increase in online scammers who only want to present themselves as the official Internet domain and institutional social network profiles to both allow people to be physically protected.” as well as fraudulently conducting the alleged donations from institutions, whether from state, municipal governments or educational institutions, as well as while making purchases and sales of movable and immovable property,” the agency said in a statement. .
He stressed that participants who intend to access the Institute’s web page should click on the correct website, ending in gob.mx/indep, and verify the veracity of the link in the URL, so that users can be deceived. Don’t come in Cybercriminals, because links linking to web pages can be found in email messages, text messages or even WhatsApp, where the user is asked to click on them.
In this manner on several occasions, instead of asking for personal data from the user, they ask the victim to install some sort of ‘malware’ on their device, thereby facilitating fraud, he warned.
In the event that someone is the victim of a fraudulent act, he urged them to report the incident to the prosecutor’s office nearest to their home, as well as to report the incident to the following institutional email: firstname.lastname@example.org . mx, email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.