[BEWARE] HEC warns public of ‘fake’ degree verification agents
The Higher Education Commission warned people of fraudsters disguising as degree verification agents through a tweet.
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has warned to stay alert as some people are portraying as fake degree verification agents.
“Beware of those falsely claiming to be degree verification agents,” the statement read.
“HEC wants to bring your attention to the fact that some individuals are falsely showcasing themselves as degree and transcript verification agents”, it followed.
It further reported how in some instances, the authentic degrees of some had been embossed with fake HEC stamps and tickets. In addition, it declared that any such degrees would be confiscated by the department upon discovery.
🛑 PUBLIC ALERT 🛑
— HEC Pakistan (@hecpkofficial) December 7, 2020
Finally, the educational body advised the public to remain highly cautious in this matter to ensure protection against such tricksters.