Ravi to lodge complaint with CID on fake FB account under his name

Ravi to lodge complaint with CID on fake FB account under his name

October 13, 2016   02:23 pm

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A complaint will be lodged with the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in connection with a ‘fake’ Facebook account accompanied by an interconnected Twitter account out under the names of Ravi Karunanayake, the Finance Ministry said.


In statement, the Ministry further said that it has already been brought to the attention of the CERT (Computer Emergency Readiness Team), a National Centre for Cyber Security in the country in this regard.


Full statement:  “It has been brought to my notice that a fake face book account accompanied by an interconnected Twitter account is being carried out under the names of Ravi Karunanayake Lanka Intelligence and   Ravi Karunanayake @RavikOfficial  implying them as the official face book and the Official Twitter Account of Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Finance, Sri Lanka.


I have no connections whatsoever with these two pages which publishes news detrimental to the interests of the national unity government and the coexistence of the Sri Lankan society.  


I have informed my officials to make a complaint with the CID in these connections. Further it has already been brought to the attention of the CERT (Computer Emergency Readiness Team), a National Centre for Cyber Security in the country which functions as a division of LK Domain Registry with academic partners to provide computer emergency response services to the public and private sector institutions in Sri Lanka.”

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