The Nigerian Communications Fee (NCC) says it needs to attract the eye of most people, particularly telecoms customers to a fraudulent and cloned Fb profile account opened with a reputation much like the Fee’s official title on the social media web site.
This was contained in a press release by Dr. Ikechukuw Adinde, Director, Public Affairs of the Fee
NCC stated upon detecting the pretend Fb account with the title “NIGERIA COMMUNICATION COMMISSION OFFICIAL WEBSITE”, deems it match to tell members of the general public that this account is pretend and fraudulent.
“From our findings, the pretend Fb group account was created a yr in the past and has since amassed followership who, the Fee believes, will need to have inadvertently signed on to the positioning,” the NCC stated.
The NCC said that it is a typical case of profile cloning, which represents a extreme safety difficulty in social media networks.
“It’s typically used to create a pretend profile an identical to an authentic one, for the aim of deceptive the unsuspecting basic public,” it added.
“For the avoidance of doubt, the official and genuine Fb account of the Fee is: “NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION” with over 181,580 followers.”
NCC suggested Nigerian residents and all telecom customers to watch out for this fraudulent Fb account because the Fee has no affiliation with it.
“It’s what it’s: A CLONED FACEBOOK ACCOUNT, meant to deceive and defraud unsuspecting members of the general public.”