Telangana: Conman impersonates as principal secy to demand monetary benefits

Hyderabad Desk

Hyderabad: Burra Venkatesham, principal secretary to the Governor and principal secretary to the government for education and BC Welfare, has become the latest victim of cyber fraudsters impersonating as bureaucrats and duping people of their money.

In a statement to media on Thursday, Venkatesham informed that an impersonator using the gmail ID has been contacting public and government employees, asking them for monetary benefits.

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“Kindly note that the above mentioned email is fraudulent and all are requested not to respond to such mails/WhatsApp messages, and to report and block the account if the imposter attempts to contact anyone impersonating me,” he said. He also urged people to report to the police immediately if they can identify the impersonator.

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