The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested four suspects for sending fake transaction credit alerts to their victims.

Dele Oyewale, spokesperson of the anti-graft agency, said in a statement on Monday that the suspects were arrested in metropolis of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state.

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He said the suspects were taken into custody on Friday following intelligence on their fraudulent acts.

”Preliminary investigations showed that the suspects were operating using a Business App of a bank to purchase food and non-food items as well as collecting money from Point-of-Sale (POS) agents, cashiers and sending fake transaction credits to them,” Oyewale said.

He added that the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.




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