by crossriverwatch admin
Senate Leader, Victor Ndoma Egba (SAN) has raised alarm over fraudulent mails being sent from his official emails by hackers who hijacked his email address.
In a press statement yesterday, Senator Egba said: “I wish to bring to the notice of the general public the fraudulent activities of some fraudsters who hacked into my official email account (firstname.lastname@example.org) and used same to send email to contacts in my account.
The fraudulent mail reads:
“Please can you help me and make a payment to this account, PETER FEDUDE 2055979807 UBA Bank for me the sum of N200, 000.00 today. It is very important to me.
I am counting on you I will refund you as soon as am back from Congo DRC,
Reply me if the payment is done.
The email account (email@example.com) however has since been recovered. It becomes imperative I state clearly that:
1. I neither sent nor authorized such email
2. I did not travel to DR Congo
3. I neither ask for nor receive money through proxy for any reason whatsoever
4. I do not know any Peter Fedude
I hereby implore the general public to ignore the email message or messages that make demands of any kind as they are not from me.
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