Fraud phone call scam hits Omani students in UK

Energy Tuesday 03/April/2018 14:27 PM
By: Times News Service
Fraud phone call scam hits Omani students in UK

Muscat: Oman's Cultural Attache (CAO) in London has warned Omani students in the UK of fraudulent calls.
In an online statement, the CAO said that they have received information from some universities regarding scammers attempt to blackmail students with deportation.
"We have received information from some universities that phone calls have been made to some students studying in the UK, asking them to transfer money or face deportation or imprisonment," CAO said.
The statement added that "these calls are fake, and we call on our students to hang up if they receive a call of this kind".