Latest Police Alert Concerning bank Fraud in Enugu
Latest Police Alert Concerning bank Fraud in Enugu-Residents of Enugu state has been warned by the state’s police command, on ways to avoid falling victim to bank fraudsters.The residents were told not to disclose their bank pin or bank verification number.
The spokesman SP Ebere Amaraizu said that the members of the fraud syndicate operating in the state had been arrested.
The police command in state has advised residents of the state to guard their bank details to avoid being victims of a fraud syndicate operating in the state.
The command’s spokesman Sp Amaraizu further gave the advice in a statement issued to the News Agency in Enugu on Tuesday.
Amaraizu noted that the advice had become necessary in view of intelligence report about the antics of mischief-makers, who tried to reap where they did not sow.
He also said the command had started to arrest and unmask members of the syndicate involved in the unwholesome act in the state.
The spokesman said some of the suspects in the financial fraud had been helping the police in the investigation.
This will also help to reduce the impact of these transactions on their bank accounts, “said the spokesman.
He also advised residents of the state to keep off in assisting anyone at ATM machines, because such people could be mischief-makers.
“Such people only want to cash in on their victims’ money and then check them out,” Amaraizu said.
We have previously reported that a 27-year-old Nigerian man, Animasau Olarewaju, was sentenced to 2 years imprisonment in the United States for aggravated identity theft and conspiracy to commit bank fraud.
Animasaun and two other persons have been named in a federal indictment for aggravated identity and theft and conspiracy to commit fraud, as well as aiding and abetting.
He was on his way to the U.S. from Ghana, through Amsterdam, when he was arrested at the airport in New York.
Always keep your bank details save, because more people has been trained to carry out the same assignment. But we must make sure that we nail them down.
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