J&K Bank lodges FIR in fake recruitment list case

JK News Today

Jammu, March 14:

Jammu and Kashmir Bank today lodged First Information Report (FIR) at the Kothibagh police station against in Srinagar against in circulatation of fake recruitment list of the bank a few days back on the social media network.

The bank officials informed that FIR has been registered under section 419, RPC 66 IT Act. The alleged fraudulent act was committed by the accused with the clear dishonest intent of cheating by personation with a view to cause wrongful gain to themselves and wrongful loss to the J&K Bank. The bank has clarified that no such recruitment list was issued by the bank and declared it as fake.

Bank sources disclosed that the bank has decided to go tough on such online scammers and rumour mongers who circulate fake news about the bank. The preliminary investigations have revealed that the website address mentioned in the fake recruitment list www.jkbanks. com,  has also been found to be fake and malicious.

It is worth mentioning that the Anti-Fraud Command Centre, Security Team that provides round the clock information security monitoring services to the bank found creation date of the fake site to be March 6, 2018, on the website domain GoDaddy. com. It was found to be faking J&K Bank’s official site. Otherwise, J&K Bank has two corporate websites namely jkbank. com and jkbank. net

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