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COUNTERFEIT CHEQUE FRAUD
COUNTERFEIT GIFT CERTIFICATES
COUNTERFEIT GOODS FRAUD
COURIER SCAM
CREDIT CARD FRAUD

S/N TYPES OF FRAUD DESCRIPTION RECOMMENDED RESPONSE
37 COUNTERFEIT CHEQUE FRAUD This is a situation where counterfeit cheques are made or non-bank paper are made to look exactly like cheques, with the intent of deceiving people. Report to:
1. Financial institution
2. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
3. Nigeria Police Force
38 COUNTERFEIT GIFT CERTIFICATES This is when a business issues a gift certificate to an individual, only for the individual to find out that the certificate was a counterfeit, and the genuine provider would not reimburse. Report to:
1. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
2. Nigeria Police Force
39 COUNTERFEIT GOODS FRAUD This is situation occurs when counterfeit goods are passed off as the original goods and sold by fraudsters. The goods are made to look exactly like the original. Report to:
1. Standard Organization of Nigeria
2. NAFDAC
40 COURIER SCAM This is when a fraudster calls and tricks an individual into handing his/her credit or debit card information to a courier at the individual’s doorstep, with the intention of stealing from the person. Report to:
1. Nigeria Police Force
2. Financial Institution
41 CREDIT CARD FRAUD Here the information of an individual is stolen from the individual’s credit or debit card, or the card itself is stolen. Report to:
1. Financial institution
2. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
3. Nigeria Police Force

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