UBL decides to approach FIA over fake messages campaign

Islamabad The United Bank Limited (UBL) has decided to approach  Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) over with “fake messages” being circulated on social media websites to damage its reputation.

According to a letter written by the chief legal counsel of the bank to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), some fake, false and malicious messages have been circulating for the last several months through social media, particularly WhatsApp.

The messages contain inter-alia, derogatory remarks against the bank with the intent to damage its reputation, said the letter.

The bank has decided to report this to FIA’s Cyber Crime Circle under the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (PECA), 2016 and other relevant laws.