Phuket governor warns of imposter fake LINE application account

Phuket –

The Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew has warned people of an imposter with a fake LINE application account.

The Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew has warned of a fake LINE application account in Thai ‘นายณรงค์ วุ่นซิ้ว ผู้ว่าราชการจังหวัดภูเก็ต’ (Mr. Narong Woonciew Phuket Governor) with his official photo and a LINE account QR Code.

Governor Narong told the Phuket Express reporters, “This fake LINE application account is being used to contact people and other government offices for scams. Please, do not scan the QR code. For more information please contact 084-1914151.”

The Phuket Express notes this has also happened to the Chonburi governor, as seen below:

https://thepattayanews.com/2022/04/23/chonburi-governor-warns-residents-of-counterfeit-line-account-imitating-him-allegedly-defrauding-people-for-personal-information/

Goong is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and Chonburi, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.