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New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by RapportNaija(m): 12:58pm On Jul 04
Hi Nairalanders,

I work as a Support Staff for a commercial bank, and I have witnessed this New Crime case twice this week alone!!!

This fraud usually occurs at the ATM galleries. An 18-year-old customer and another 'rich' adult customer were victims and now they have their BVN flagged for live and have cases to answer with the Police, and with their bank accounts on Post-No-Debit.

This is how it works;

1. You walk to an ATM and someone (fraudster) approaches you. The person may show you wads of cash and claim they have exceeded their withdrawal limit of 150k, and that they still need more cash. They then plead to make a money transfer into your own bank account so that you can withdraw it for them.

2. The TROUBLING thing in this seemingly harmless random act of kindness is that transfers are usually made from STOLEN PHONES or HACKED BANK ACCOUNTS!!!

3. The person who owns the bank account which the money transfer was initiated from would report to his bank, and the bank would send out a circular to the recipient's bank with instructions to be carried out - which usually includes freezing your own account, BVN flagging, and on most times an order for your apprehension.

4. The next thing you would discover is that the next time you try to use your ATM card to withdraw, your transactions will be unsuccessful.

5. You then go to your bank and you get the news. You will thank your stars if there's no MEMO to apprehend you and hand you over to the Police immediately - for something you surely don't know about. You may be advised to quickly go get a Police Report.

The 18-year-old boy was sent to withdraw money from his bank account by his Mom. On getting to the ATM, he was held at gun point by the fraudsters and the money transfer was made, money withdrawn, and he was released. The money here was 40k. The boy was advised to report himself to the Police, and he should follow up with the bank.

The adult customer was approached respectfully by a fraudster brandishing loads of cash. So, he felt at ease and 'helped', not knowing he had been exposed for flagging. Here, the amount of money involved was 50k. The customer who has about 1 million naira in his bank account has now been undone because of 50k he knows nothing about. Now, there's a MEMO to have the customer arrested anytime he steps into any of the bank branches.

Who knows if the stolen phones were acquired via One Chance armed robbers or the bank transfer details were supplied by Serial Hackers? This is a serious criminal issue.

Remember, if you have your BVN flagged, then you are so done with any legal financial dealings.

DO NOT HELP ANYBODY AT THE ATM!!! NOT EVEN AN OLD FRIEND, CHURCH MEMBER OR WHATSOEVER. SAY NO TO STRANGERS WHO APPROACH YOU FOR ANY TRANSFER FOR WITHDRAWAL AT THE ATM.

Imagine getting locked up over money you know nothing about other than helping someone to withdraw.

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Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by RapportNaija(m): 1:05pm On Jul 04
All these damned fraudsters. SARS will not track down these set of criminals, it's innocent good looking boys they will be chasing.

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Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by kallmemrB: 1:13pm On Jul 04
This Is Nigeria,Everybody is a Criminal....Most of the current youths are just Criminals

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Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by adewumiopeyemi(m): 1:26pm On Jul 04
May God help us.. with bvN flagged so person can't open bank account for life.. am I ryt.

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Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by ipobarethieves: 1:28pm On Jul 04
sad
Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by Benjom(m): 1:32pm On Jul 04
Thank you for this OP.

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Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by MANNABBQGRILLS: 4:01pm On Jul 04
This is serious.
Imagine the kinda wahala, embarrassment a d time behind jail this could cause.
WE NEED TO BE VERY CAREFUL....Tell your friends and families about this...even your enemies.
Thanks for sharing OP.

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Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by Factfinder1(m): 4:01pm On Jul 04
After asking who is next in an ATM que I stand behind put on my earpiece and wait for my turn I don't talk to anyone I don't give alms to those healthy ATM baggers and I don't help anyone to carry out any transaction whatsoever.... It has proven to be Bea...I love to mind my business

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Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by tolexy007(m): 4:02pm On Jul 04
shocked
Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by Saheed9: 4:02pm On Jul 04
Thanks bunch
Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by inoki247: 4:02pm On Jul 04
get rich quick gang everywhere.. dey can't wait on d Lord nd kip hustling.. using dere own to spoil anoda pipuls life..

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Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by phemmyjoel: 4:03pm On Jul 04
name checkers assoication
Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by SalamRushdie: 4:03pm On Jul 04
Someone tried it with me at an ATM just yesterday and I immediately warned her but she later got one Mugu who agreed to withdraw for her ..

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Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by obajoey(m): 4:03pm On Jul 04
o ga o
Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by hisexcellency34: 4:03pm On Jul 04
Ogun kill fraudsters

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Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by IAmSkinny: 4:04pm On Jul 04
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Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by zone51: 4:04pm On Jul 04
Hmmm
Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by Rayhandrinni(m): 4:04pm On Jul 04
Cast

I sha stopped using atm cards since 2015

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Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by zombieTRACKER: 4:05pm On Jul 04
Niaralanders use piggy bank


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Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by wildcatter23(m): 4:05pm On Jul 04
Fraudsters going digital upgrade everyday. With your kindness you get yourself in trouble.

In Davido's voice: if you no get money hide...........................

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Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by diegwu02: 4:06pm On Jul 04
Wicked and Terrible things Nigerians do to their fellow Nigerians and Neighbor everyday..,, undecided undecided SMH
yet blame Government for their woes

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Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by Abbeyme: 4:06pm On Jul 04
kallmemrB:
This Is Nigeria,Everybody is a Criminal....Most of the current youths are just Criminals

If that describes you, it does not represent whom I am.

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Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by chukzyfcbb: 4:06pm On Jul 04
This isn't so new but worth sharing to nairlanders.
And Op I don't think the fraudster is bent on using stolen phones, they just have access to peoples online banking details prolly hacked and they are looking for a SCAPE GOAT to help them cash the money.

So let's say Mr A hacks Mr B's online banking account, he doesn't want to cash it out so he sends it to Mr C who is naive and just wanted to help . Then Mr C cashes the money and gives it to Mr A.

When the Mr B reports to his bank that his account has been tampered with, the bank officials traces where the money went to and they land on the account of Mr C and puts it on red flag.

Mr C has to explain to the police how the money got into his account. That's where the problem is.

He will be mistaken to be an Accomplice of crime.
why is why KYC is important in business. smiley

Ignorance is no defence in a law court, stay woke!

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Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by Opinionated: 4:06pm On Jul 04
Avoid scam
Re: New ATM Scam Alert Fraudsters Use And Can Put You In Serious Trouble by Eddykul(m): 4:06pm On Jul 04
Hmmm na wa oo

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