The Nigerian anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has raised alarm a out trending new scam methodology that people are currently using to hunt for their victims.
EFCC warns citizens to be wary of the scam attempt stating that the commission will be ready to entertain complain from citizens whenever anyone attempt to dupe the through the newly detected scam method.
EFCC stated that "the attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been drawn to a Scam Alert, trending in the social media, which purportedly emanated from EFCC Help Desk Headquarters, Jabi-Abuja. For the avoidance of doubt, EFCC has no such desk and any information which supposedly emanated from the said EFCC HELP DESK, did not originate from the EFCC.
The use of EFCC by the authors of the Scam Alert, smacks of sinister motives and it is important that the public is put on notice, as the Commission will not be liable should anyone becomes a victim of what is obviously a scam," the commission added.
The commission however urge the public to be circumspect and cross check any doubtful information with the Commission.
The EFCC can be reached through the hotline: +2348093322644; or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Messages can also be sent to the Commission's verified social media platforms - Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. All share the same address: @officialefcc.
Tag: EfCC news scam alert
Written by Omooba Alekuwodo (omoobaalekuwodo)
Published 5/22/2023 7:13:48 PM