Beware! Fraudsters use COAS’ Name on Facebook


Major General Tukur Yusufu Buratai
The Nigerian Army said it has come to its knowledge that some unscrupulous and criminal elements have started using the name of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major General Tukur Yusufu Buratai through Facebook platform requesting for friendship, extort and defraud unsuspecting members of the public.
Colonel Sani Usman, Acting Director of Army Public Relations said in a statement on Monday that three such accounts exist with various types of names using photographs of the COAS in uniform and that of Director Defence Information as profile photographs have so far been discovered.
The Army therefore warned that while the matter has been reported to Facebook and relevant security agencies for tracking, arrest and prosecution of the criminals, the public is please requested to note and advised not to accept any friendship request or overture from any of such Social media accounts. …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper