Saturday, June 13, 2015

Fayose warns Nigerians to beware of Facebook scammers using his name, image

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has once again alerted members of the public on activities of some fraudsters, using his name and photographs to operate fake facebook accounts, saying he does not have any facebook account.
Special Assistant to the governor on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, in a statement issued on Friday, warned members of the public against falling victims of the fraudsters, operating the fake facebook accounts and using the accounts to demand money from unsuspecting people.                                                                  
 He said; “It has come to our notice that some fraudulent elements are still using the name of Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose to open fake facebook accounts and unsuspecting members of the public are being scammed with the accounts.
“These fraudsters are noted for using names of important personalities to open fake facebook accounts, using the accounts to defraud people.
“Almost on daily basis, we report fake accounts to Facebook owners and the moment the accounts are blocked, new ones are opened by the fraudsters.

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