Rise in False Advertisements Using eSewa Logo on Social Networks

Kathmandu, Nepal – In a concerning trend, false advertisements using the eSewa logo and related materials have been proliferating across social networks. These deceptive ads are increasingly targeting the general public, offering fraudulent online jobs, work-from-home opportunities, and enticing investment schemes.

Escalating Threat of Online Scams

The rise of digital wallets like eSewa has revolutionized financial transactions in Nepal, providing users with convenient and secure services. However, this popularity has also attracted scammers who misuse eSewa’s branding to exploit unsuspecting individuals.

These false advertisements are designed to look legitimate, often featuring the eSewa logo and other official-looking visuals. They lure people with promises of easy money and attractive returns, making it challenging for many to distinguish between genuine and fake offers.

eSewa’s Notice to Users

eSewa has issued an urgent notice to its users: Do not click on any links sent to you via these advertisements, and do not download any suspicious applications. These actions can lead to significant financial loss or identity theft.

Identifying and Avoiding Scams

eSewa has issued a warning to its users, urging them to be vigilant and discerning. Here are some tips to help users identify and avoid these scams:

  1. Check the Source: Ensure the advertisement originates from an official eSewa page. Scammers frequently create fake pages that resemble the real ones.
  2. Too Good to Be True: Be skeptical of offers that promise high returns with little effort or provide unrealistic job opportunities.
  3. Personal Information Requests: Authentic ads will never ask for personal or financial information upfront. If an ad does, it is likely a scam.

Immediate Steps for Victims

For those who may have fallen victim to these scams, eSewa advises taking immediate action to mitigate potential damage. Users can contact eSewa for support through the following channels:

Screenshots of Fake Advertisements

we have founded also shared several screenshots of these fraudulent advertisements found on social media, illustrating the sophisticated methods scammers use to deceive users.

eSewa’s Commitment to User Safety

eSewa is dedicated to protecting its users from fraud and ensuring a safe online environment. By staying informed and cautious, users can safeguard their personal information and financial security. eSewa emphasizes the importance of trusting only advertisements and offers published through its official channels.

Spreading Awareness

eSewa encourages users to share this information with friends and family to help prevent others from becoming victims of these scams. Collective vigilance and awareness are crucial in combating the rising threat of online fraud.

Conclusion

As digital wallets continue to gain popularity, the importance of user awareness and caution cannot be overstated. eSewa remains committed to user safety, urging everyone to stay informed and trust only official sources to enjoy the benefits of digital transactions without falling prey to fraudulent schemes.

Stay safe, stay informed, and protect yourself and others from online scams.