Social media has been a great tool for people to find help ever since the number of Covid-19 cases starting increasing in India. Netizens and celebrities alike, have dedicated their accounts to share resource lists and other ways to help those fighting for their lives at this crucial times. But like all good things, this act too has been affected by those trying to rob those who are vulnerable at the moment.
Taking to social media, 3 Idiots star, R Madhavan urged people to be wary of those scamming others who are actually in need of resources. He shared a fraud alert that he received and asked people to be aware because of the “devils amongst us”. The alert mentioned a certain Mr. Ajay Aggarwal selling medicine for Covid-19, but asking for advance payments to receive it. However, upon receiving the monetary amount, he disappears and stop answering people’s calls.
Also received this .. pls be aware .we have such devils amongst us too. pic.twitter.com/t5YRw9vakB
— Ranganathan Madhavan (@ActorMadhavan) April 30, 2021
Madhavan is one of the many celebrities who has been campaigning for Covid-relief. He also tested positive for Covid-19 a few weeks ago, but recovered soon after. On the work front, he’s starred in films such as Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein, 3 Idiots and Tanu Weds Manu to name a few.