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Scam Alert: We Are Not Offering N1m To ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ Informants – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said that it has not issued any notice on social media promising a financial reward for anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of internet fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo Boys.

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The anti- graft agency said the ” clarification became necessary following phone calls by citizens wanting to cash in on notices in the social media by fraudsters promising a reward of One Million Naira (N1, 000, 000) for friends, family, and relatives of Yahoo Boys who hand them over to the EFCC. “

One of the notices with hashtags #EFCC and #beagoodcitizen said, ” If you have a Yahoo Yahoo boy as family, friend or relative, kindly hand them over to us, and get a massive reward of 1million naira. “

The EFCC, in a statement by the Head, Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, advised the public to disregard the notices because they are alien to the Commission.

Uwujaren said, ” Promoters of the hashtags are currently under surveillance and every effort will be made to bring them to justice.

” While the Commission welcomes information that could lead to the arrest of cybercrime suspects, it has no policy of financial reward for such informants.

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” The fight against corruption and other forms of economic crime is a patriotic duty and Nigerians are encouraged to embrace it with altruism.

” The whistleblower policy of the Federal Government which the Commission is among the agencies saddled with its implementation is applicable only to public sector corruption.

” The public is warned that the Commission will not be responsible for anyone who falls for this obvious scam. “

are not offering N1m to ‘ Yahoo Yahoo’ informants— EFCC

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said that it has not issued any notice on social media promising a financial reward for anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of internet fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo Boys.

The anti- graft agency said the ” clarification became necessary following phone calls by citizens wanting to cash in on notices in the social media by fraudsters promising a reward of One Million Naira (N1, 000, 000) for friends, family, and relatives of Yahoo Boys who hand them over to the EFCC. “

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One of the notices with hashtags #EFCC and #beagoodcitizen said, ” If you have a Yahoo Yahoo boy as family, friend or relative, kindly hand them over to us, and get a massive reward of 1million naira. “

The EFCC, in a statement by the Head, Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, advised the public to disregard the notices because they are alien to the Commission.

Uwujaren said, ” Promoters of the hashtags are currently under surveillance and every effort will be made to bring them to justice.

” While the Commission welcomes information that could lead to the arrest of cybercrime suspects, it has no policy of financial reward for such informants.

” The fight against corruption and other forms of economic crime is a patriotic duty and Nigerians are encouraged to embrace it with altruism.

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” The whistleblower policy of the Federal Government which the Commission is among the agencies saddled with its implementation is applicable only to public sector corruption.

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” The public is warned that the Commission will not be responsible for anyone who falls for this obvious scam. “

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