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COMPUTER HACKING
COMPUTER SOFTWARE SERVICE FRAUD
CORPORATE FRAUD
CORPORATE SERVICES FRAUD
LOCAL TAX FRAUD

S/N TYPES OF FRAUD DESCRIPTION RECOMMENDED RESPONSE
31 COMPUTER HACKING It is a situation where a computer hacker breaks into computers or computer networks to obtain personal information for fraudulent purposes. Report to:
1. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
2. Nigeria Communications Commission
3. Nigeria Police Force.
32 COMPUTER SOFTWARE SERVICE FRAUD An individual obtains personal information by false pretense. This is a situation when an individual through the help of some software tech calls you to inform you that there is a problem with either your device, bank account, BVN, etc. and asks for information such as credit card or bank account details to help clarify the issue. Report to:
1. Nigeria Communications Commission
2. Nigeria Police Force.
33 CORPORATE FRAUD This is when companies involve in schemes designed to deceive investors, auditors, regulatory bodies, of the financial condition of the company. An example of such scheme may include altering of the financial report, manipulation of share prices. Report to:
1. Corporate Affairs Commission.
2. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
3. Central Bank of Nigeria
4. Nigeria Police Force
34 CORPORATE SERVICES FRAUD This is any fraud that is committed by the employee of a company against that company or a fraud committed by a service provider to the company that hired his/her services. Report to:
1. Nigeria Police Force
2. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
35 LOCAL TAX FRAUD Tax fraud is when a person deliberately gives incorrect or misleading information in order to pay less or no council tax. E.g. Tax fraud could be when a person claims to live in a single-person household when more than one person lives there. Report to:
1. Local Revenue Office
2. Nigeria Police Force

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