QuickCheck: Is there a new RM500 cash aid scheme for senior citizens?

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GIVEN the challenges of life today, any news about cash aid schemes offered by the government tends to go viral; it does not matter if it is actually true or not, such claims will be spread far and wide.


Recently, a message has been forwarded through WhatsApp claiming that the government has introduced a new RM500 cash aid scheme for senior citizens with a link to click to register.

Is it true that such an aid scheme has been introduced?

According to the Federal Territory Information Department, the government has not offered such financial assistance to the public.


“Do not click the link and do not reveal any personal information,” it said in a Facebook post.

– TheStar

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