By Sharleene Lindsay
(St. Lucia News Online) — Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has alerted the public to several fake Facebook and Instagram profiles in his wife’s name, Raquel Duboulay-Chastanet.
The prime minister made the revelation via his official Facebook page on Saturday, Nov. 7.
He said: “This morning I was alerted that there are several FAKE Instagram profiles operating in the name of my wife Raquel. I have attached images of those that I have been able to find.
“Please note that at no time ever will my wife, myself or any member of this Government message you via Social Media to request money from you or your personal details.
“Raquel’s official Instagram handle is @raquelduboulaychastanet. Please unfollow, report and block any of the imposter accounts if you are contacted. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.”
The following day, Sunday, Nov. 8, Member of Parliament for Gros Islet and Minister for Equity, Social Justice, Local Government and Empowerment, Lenard Montoute, reported another fake Facebook profile has been set up under his name.
He said the impersonator is sending citizens a message about a United Nations program.