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Lagos: Governor warns of impersonating cyber fraudsters

Lagos: Governor warns of impersonating cyber fraudsters
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Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the Governor of Lagos State has alerted of the activities of cyber fraudsters impersonating him on the various social media platforms.
He alerted the Internet and offline communities of the antics of the cyber fraudsters trying to defraud unsuspecting people
In a statement signed by Habib Aruna, Chief Press Secretary to The Governor, Ambode said he has been receiving complaints from his associates alerting of the rapid proliferation of his identity in cyberspace under different platforms, especially the social media, with the intention of defrauding Nigerians.
According to the Governor, an alleged “faceless character” who currently operates with the e-mail: a_ambode@yahoo.com is going about soliciting for CVs from his friends and acquaintances for appointments.
Ambode also alerted the public on the multiple identities “these faceless persons” operate on Facebook with his name and photographs.
The Governor urged Nigerians to disregard entreaties from such persons calling on them to report to the law enforcement agencies to ensure that those behind the nefarious act can be made to face the wrath of the law.
He assured Nigerians that efforts will be made to nab those behind the act.
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