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Cybersecurity, Scam & Cybercrime Awareness

Auction Scams

21 October 2018

Scammers pretend to be auction officers representing large industries or The Nigerian customs service claiming to “clear” products or seized cars or other merchandize at extremely low prices.

Properties & Real estate scams

20 October 2018

In property & real estate scam, the scammer claims ownership of a property in order to con their victims out of their money, they sometimes proceed to sell out the same property to multiple people, leaving them in confusion as to who legally owns the property.

Advance fee scam

18 October 2018

An advance fee scam involves promising a person a significant share of a large sum of money or goods in return for a small up-front payment, which the fraudster requires in order to obtain the large sum or goods. If a victim makes the payment, the fraudster either invents a series of further fees for the victim or simply disappears.

Investment Scam

18 October 2018

Investment scams are schemes cleverly designed by scammers to trick people out of their money by promising very high returns on an investment or a questionable business venture.

Identity Theft

17 October 2018

Identity theft is a form of crime in which an imposter obtains someone’s vital personal information such as Identity cards, financial details etc. in order to impersonate them to commit a crime, gain illegal financial advantage or some other benefits.

Visa lottery scams

16 October 2018

Visa lottery scams are attempts by scammers to trick you into parting with your money by posing as Government officials in charge of selecting winners in a visa lottery.

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