Abuja -? The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has alerted the
public to activities of unscrupulous elements duping people in the name of the
The anti-graft agency said such cons had penned fake
facebook accounts in the name of the Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Mustafa Magu.
These had become a platform for various unwholesome
activities including solicitation for gratification and influence peddling
using the name of the EFCC boss. ? ?
"The public is warned not to respond to any request
for friendship and other demands in the name of Magu as the accounts do not
belong to him," said Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC spokesperson.
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The commission also warned the public to be mindful of
telephone calls by persons claiming to be acting on behalf of the Acting
Chairman and soliciting for gratification.
"Such calls/persons should be reported to the EFCC
or the nearest police station," said Uwujaren.
He said the mission had consistently maintained that it
did not solicit money or gratification of any sort to carry out its statutory
"?The general public is by this release, enjoined
to be vigilant and help in unmasking these unscrupulous elements who are bent
of soiling the reputation of Magu and the EFCC."
- CAJ News