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India vs Australia: BCCI issues alert about impersonator trying to dupe advertisers

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has issued a notice warning companies about an individual who is claiming to be a representative of the governing body.

cricket Updated: Mar 13, 2019 09:34 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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A view of logo of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has issued a notice warning companies about an individual who is claiming to be a representative of the governing body and is offering in-stadia branding and ad spaces for the series against Australia.

“The BCCI had put up a notice on its official website bcci.tv about an individual claiming to be a representative of the Board. The impersonator has been offering in-stadia branding and ad spaces for the ongoing Paytm India-Australia series,” the release from BCCI stated.

“The Board categorically informs that the said person is neither an employee nor is he connected in an official capacity. Do not indulge from engaging in activities carried out by the imposter using BCCI’s name or its logo. You are advised to report the matter to the police,” the statement added.

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First Published: Mar 12, 2019 20:22 IST