Bargarh, May 26: Two fake Facebook accounts have been opened in the name of Bargarh Collector Jyoti Ranjan Pradhan and SP Padmini Sahoo.
As per reports, the fake profile has also a photo of the collector as the display picture (DP) and also uploaded a map of the collector office.
Not only the DM’s fake id but the miscreant has also opened an account of the SP and has used her photo in the social media site. The miscreant has also been sending friend requests to many people and also chatting with them.
Meanwhile, a case (187/2020) was registered at Bargarh Town police station and further investigations into the matter is underway, informed the IIC Sadanand Pujahari.
This is not the first time this has happened. Earlier, Sundargarh Collector Nikhil Pavan Kalyan and Kendrapara DM Samarth Verma had also become the victim of cyber fraud network with miscreant opening a fake Facebook account in his name and demanding a mobile phone from a local Facebook user.