The police command revealed to citizens of the state fraudsters make use of different methods to dupe unsuspecting victims of large sum of money under the pretense of high return on investment.

The command’s spokesperson in Enugu, Ebere Amarizu revealed in a statement on Sunday, that the perpetrators of these fraudulent acts work from rented apartments and run the agency with plans to flee with their victims’ money.

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“According to intelligence information gathered, these group of mischief makers have deployed several antics through which their victims are swindled of various sums of money under the guise of investing such money on high interest yielding ventures,” he said.

He further said, “These group of mischief makers are said to be operating from a rented apartment and hire temporal staff to run outfits designed to double money paid by their victims and thereafter abscond with the deposits of their victims to an unknown destination.”

Amarizu therefore, advised residents of the state to be in high alert in order not to become a victim of the fraudsters and contact the nearest police station if in doubt of any transaction.

“Report promptly to any nearest police station where doubt exists or through the following commands distress numbers; 08032003702, 08075390883, 08086671202 and 08098880172 or through our social media platforms of Twitter: @PoliceNG_Enugu and Facebook: @nigeriapoliceforceenugustatecommand,” he stated.

According to Amarizu, the Commissioner of Police in Enugu, Sulaiman Balarabe, has instructed all the police officers in the state to ensure that the fraudsters wrecking havoc are fished out.

According to him, this was to be done in order to ensure that investigation is carried out and fraudsters are brought to book.