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FRONTING
GAMBLING FRAUD
GOODS SOLD AS INVESTMENT
GOVERNMENT AGENCY SCAM
GUARDIAN’S ALLOWANCE FRAUD

S/N TYPES OF FRAUD DESCRIPTION RECOMMENDED RESPONSE
54 FRONTING Here, an individual would claim to be the driver on a car insurance policy, when in actuality they are not. Report to:
1. NAICOM
2. Nigeria Police Force
55 GAMBLING FRAUD This is fraud which involves manipulating games, races and other dishonest acts where odds betting have been made. Report to:
1. Nigeria Sports Commission
2. National Lottery Commission
3. Nigeria Police Force
56 GOODS SOLD AS INVESTMENT This is a situation where investment too good to be true are offered to individuals. This investment later turns out to be overpriced. Report to:
1. Federal Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment.
2. Nigeria Police Force
57 GOVERNMENT AGENCY SCAM This is when fraudsters send out letters similar to that of government ministries or agencies to individuals or companies asking for personal information or money. Report to:
1. Nigeria Police Force
2. Independent Corrupt Practices Commission
58 GUARDIAN’S ALLOWANCE FRAUD This is when a person deliberately gives incorrect or misleading information in order to claim a Guardian’s Allowance they are not eligible for. Some fraudsters may also claim Guardian’s Allowance for made-up children that do not exist. Report to:
1. Nigeria Police Force

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