EFCC Enlightens Senior Citizens on the Dangers of Internet Fraud … Charges Corps Members on Patriotism
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office on Thursday April 29, 2021 took its enlightenment and sensitization campaign on the ills of economic and financial crimes to senior citizens in the state.
Head, Public Affairs Department, Benin Zonal Office, Williams Oseghale who presented the Zonal Head, Muhtar Bello enlightened the senior citizens on some of the activities of fraudsters.
He enjoined them to be circumspect with their bank details and not to invest in businesses where the returns on investment is unusually attractive. "You need to guard your bank details very well. Don't share it with anybody as fraudsters can easily defraud you through that process. If anyone calls you on phone that you have won this amount of money, stop and asked yourselves if you participated in any lottery. If somebody calls you on phone and ask you to send your account details including your ATM number, don't respond because a fraudster is lurking around".
Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested four suspected internet fraudsters.
The suspects are: Nnaemeka Udozor Joseph, Udor Peter Emmanuel, Olowo Opeyemi Abdulrazak and Oritayo Blessing Deji.
The Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested one Elizabeth Modupe Osunjuyigbe, an employee of Access Bank Plc, for an alleged fraudulent diversion of funds to the tune of over N34m (Thirty-four Million Naira).
The suspect, who was arrested on Friday, April 30, 2021, allegedly sent a fraudulent request sometime in January to the Branch Service Manager of Access Bank, Adeola Odeku, Lagos State, to issue a draft of the sum of N31, 330, 165. 00 (Thirty One Million, Three Hundred and Thirty Thousand, One Hundred and Sixty-five Naira) in favour of one Best Timland Nigeria Limited.