BOTAŞ announced that the news on some websites and social media accounts that BOTAŞ shares were put up for sale do not reflect the truth.
Pipe Lines and Petroleum Transport Inc. (BOTAŞ) stated that fraud attempts claiming that its shares were put up for sale should not be taken into consideration.
In the statement made by the company, some Internet It was noted that the fake news that the shares of the organization were put up for sale by using the voices and images of senior bureaucrats and managers on their websites and social media accounts did not reflect the truth.
The statement stated that these fraud attempts should not be relied upon and included the following statements:
“Recently, through some websites and social media accounts, especially our President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan We are faced with fraud attempts that do not reflect the truth, such as BOTAŞ shares being put up for sale under the name of ‘investment opportunity’, using our company’s name, logo and visuals, as well as the voices and images of former and current senior bureaucrats and managers. These contents are completely unrealistic, by creating an exact copy of many news channels and official institutions’ websites using artificial intelligence, and using the names and images of our organization’s senior managers in order to increase credibility.
BOTAŞ is a state economic enterprise with 100% public capital. Our organization, whose official web address is ‘http://botas.gov.tr’, does not sell any shares or invest in any investment plan in which our citizens can directly participate. “All necessary legal proceedings have been initiated immediately against the accounts and websites in question, and we respectfully inform the public that our citizens should not pay attention to such unrealistic announcements and fraud attempts.” (AA)