Scammers pose as TRA employees

TRA also advises consumers to block these numbers to limit further communication.

  

Seef District, Kingdom of Bahrain:

It has recently been brought to the attention of The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) that scammers from inside and outside the Kingdom of Bahrain may be approaching a number of subscribers mobile calls claiming to be employees in the TRA requesting personal information.

The TRA advises all consumers to refrain from engaging with these scammers and report all suspicious communication immediately to The Ministry of Interior’s General Directorate of Anti-Corruption & Economic & Electronic Security. TRA also advises consumers to block these numbers to limit further communication.

The TRA also advises consumers to verify any information, promotional offers and advertisements received either through phone or text messages from unknown sources and report this to their telecommunications service provider to provide them with the necessary procedures to opt out from receiving such communications.

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About TRA

Since its establishment in 2002, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the Kingdom of Bahrain has been working with government, consumers, operators and investors to develop the country into the region’s most modern communications hub and to facilitate the growth of the market. As an exemplary Regulator for the region, TRA Bahrain independently carries out its duties in a transparent and non-discriminatory manner. More information about TRA can be viewed at www.tra.org.bh

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