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DATING/ROMANCE/LOVE SCAM
DEBIT CARD FRAUD
DOMAIN NAME SCAM

S/N TYPES OF FRAUD DESCRIPTION RECOMMENDED RESPONSE
42 DATING/ROMANCE/LOVE SCAM This is a situation where fraudsters either go on dating sites or social media pretending to be searching for true love. They, later on, start requesting for funds from their victims, whose trust they have gained, and when they have gotten enough they disappear. Report to:
1. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
2. Nigeria Police Force
43 DEBIT CARD FRAUD This is when personal information is stolen from the debit card of an individual for a fraudulent purpose or when the card is stolen itself. Report to:
1. Financial institution
2. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
3. Central Bank of Nigeria
44 DOMAIN NAME SCAM This is when fraudsters try to sell a website domain name for an excessive fee to a business informing the business that another business or individual is about to buy that same name when in reality there is no third party. Report to:
1. Nigeria Communications Commission

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