UIDAI clamps down on 50 fraud sites offering Aadhaar services

Posted on:04 Feb 2017 18:13:30
UIDAI clamps down on 50 fraud sites offering Aadhaar services
04 February 2017 Current Affairs: In a massive crackdown on unauthorised agencies offering Aadhaar-related services illegally and charging excessive money from the public, UIDAI has got shut down 12 such websites and 12 mobile apps available on the Google Play store.

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has further directed authorities for a closure of another 26 such fraudulent and illegal websites and mobile applications. 

“Some websites and mobile apps were luring citizens to share their basic information and Aadhaar number under the pretext of getting them Aadhaar card or offering other Aadhaar related services. We have taken strict action against them,” UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey told.

 
In a massive crackdown on unauthorised agencies offering Aadhaar-related services illegally and charging excessive money from the public, UIDAI has got shut down 12 such websites and 12 mobile apps available on the Google Play store.

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has further directed authorities for a closure of another 26 such fraudulent and illegal websites and mobile applications. 

“Some websites and mobile apps were luring citizens to share their basic information and Aadhaar number under the pretext of getting them Aadhaar card or offering other Aadhaar related services. We have taken strict action against them,” UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey told.

 

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