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Don't fall pray to these fake free Jio recharge offers

Important thing to note over here is that Jio official site doesn't have any information regarding any such offer.

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Updated: Aug 26, 2019, 11.36 AM IST
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A closer scrutiny of these messages and websites reveals that most of the links are fake that asks you to fill your personal information like name, mobile number etc.
Did you also get a message or call regarding free Jio recharge worth Rs 399 for three months? You are advised not to respond these messages as this can be an attempt to steal your information and may even be a phishing website that can land you in a serious fraud.

There are even several YouTube videos related to this free recharge scam that claims Jio is giving free recharge amount of Rs 399 for three months.

A closer scrutiny of these messages and websites reveals that most of the links are fake that asks you to fill your personal information like name, mobile number etc. After you fill all these information these sites will ask you to share the link of this site to 10 groups or friends to avail free recharge amount.

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If you submit these information, it can harm you in two ways.

First, these sites might be selling your contact information to telemarketing companies that constantly bother you regarding credit cards, loans or other offers.

Secondly, these sites may also steal your personal details that may be used for any online banking or credit/debit card fraud.

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Important thing to note over here is that Jio official site doesn't have any information regarding any such offer.

So when you receive these kind of messages, always try too avoid these offers or if at all you wish to try, always authenticate the information from the company website.

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