By Marisol Bo-oc | 01:05 PM June 01, 2022
Alarmed at how technology is used to fool people, Tagbilaran Bishop Abet Uy has warned people not to fall for fake Instagram account that is using his and the diocese.
“We have been notified about someone pretending to be Bishop Abet/Diocese of Tagbilaran on Instagram and has been sending messages to random people,” Uy said in a statement.
Uy told people to ignore or report the account.
Here is the full official statement:
Good day everyone.
We have been notified about someone pretending to be Bishop Abet/Diocese of Tagbilaran on Instagram and has been sending messages to random people.
We would like to inform everyone that as of today, Bishop Abet and the Diocese of Tagbilaran does not have an official Instagram account. We only have a Facebook page with 231, 000 plus followers and Bishop’s Yotube channel with almost 12k subscribers. If you have received an instagram message from this account please ignore it and have it reported immediately.
It is very important for us that you only get correct information, especially that scammers are rampant on social media nowadays.