The National Youth Service Corps has alerted prospective Corps members to disregard messages from cyber-criminals requesting them to check their states of deployment online.
The NYSC public alert to the 2016 (Batch A) prospective corps members and the general public warns that cyber-criminals are on the prowl requesting them to check their states of deployment online.
NYSC says the move by this unscrupulous persons was to defraud prospective corps members and warns them “not to make payments for posting or change of posting.”
According to NYSC, “the cyber-criminals refer their victims to a link and ask them to enter their login details as well as choices made during their online registration.”
NYSC warns “prospective Corps members that posting to states of deployment has not commenced; but will be done at the appropriate time in line with our laid-down processes.”
According to NYSC, the so-called “link” being sent to prospective Corps members “is handiwork of cyber criminals and should, therefore, be disregarded.”
NYSC also warns prospective Corps members “not to make payments for posting or change of posting as that is clearly the motive of the cyber criminals.”
“Management will inform prospective corps members as soon as their posting letters are ready for printing online or delivery to their various institutions of graduation”, the agency says.
”While assuring the public that the situation is fully under control, we shall continue to take measures to safeguard the integrity of the Mobilization process,” it adds.