In the statement made by the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, it was reminded that there have been fraud attempts with false announcements, such as the sale of BOTAŞ and TPAO company shares through some social media accounts and websites.
“Phishing and Fraud Attempt”
Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Fatih Dönmez, BOTAŞ General Manager Burhan Özcan and TPAO General Manager Melih Han Bilgin, in the statement, which stated that the posts made using the images of the names known by the society constitute a financial and legal crime, and presented with the title of “investment opportunity” It was emphasized that the posts using BOTAŞ and TPAO logos to increase the perception were “phishing and fraud attempts”.
Information should be obtained from official sources.
In the statement, it was pointed out that the capital of the companies in question is 100 percent owned by the state and that they are not traded in the stock market due to their structure established as a state economic enterprise in accordance with the current legislation, the following statements were used:
“Legal action will be taken against the social media addresses and websites that make the said posts, and our citizens should not rely on such illegal posts and obtain information through official sources.”