MANILA, Philippines — Former Public Works secretary and senatorial candidate Mark Villar on Sunday warned the public about a fake Twitter account which he said aims to tarnish his name and “sow divisiveness among UniTeam supporters.”
Villar added that he will be filing a cyber crime complaint against the creators of the fake
Villar posted a photo of the account with a tweet of supposed UniTeam (tandem of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte) supporters in red with the caption “Walang solid north pero may solid Marikeños (there is no solid north but there are solid Marikeños!”
“It appears that the said fictitious account was created to sow divisiveness among the Uniteam supporters and tarnish my name and the Uniteam candidates. We condemn such dirty tactics,” said Villar.
“We shall file the necessary complaint with the cybercrime divisions of law enforcement agencies to hold accountable the person/s who are employing such unlawful and dirty tactics,” he added.
Mark Villar is gunning for a senatorial seat in the May 9 elections, as part of the UniTeam senatorial slate.