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CBN Deputy Governor disowns fake e-mail address

By News Express on 27/07/2018

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•CBN Deputy Governor, Corporate Services, Edward Lametek Adamu
•CBN Deputy Governor, Corporate Services, Edward Lametek Adamu

Deputy Governor, Corporate Services, at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Edward Lametek Adamu, has disowned a fake e-mail address used by fraudsters to propose phoney business deals in an attempt to defraud unsuspecting members of the public.

“We wish to inform all members of the public, particularly members of the social media community that officials of the CBN do not communicate with emails outside the @cbn.gov.ng domain. No principal officer of the Bank will transact business or ask you to transact business with any other platform outside those ending with @cbn.gov.ng,”

Isaac Okorafor, CBN Ag. Director, Corporate Communications, said Thursday in a statement issued in Abuja.

“The CBN also wishes to warn the public that it will not be liable for any financial transaction which may have transpired between people and scammers who have created emails or social media accounts in the name of principal officers of the Central Bank of Nigeria,” the statement said.

It added: “For the avoidance of doubt, the Central Bank of Nigeria maintains only the social media platforms as listed on the CBN website, www.cbn.gov.ng

“If in doubt about the authenticity of an email, document or telephone conversation purportedly coming from or on behalf of the CBN, please send an email query to contactcbn@cbn.gov.ng or call +2347002255226 before taking any action in relation to the correspondence.

“Accordingly, the Bank wishes to advise all members of the public to desist from transacting business with imposters as doing so would be at their own risk.”

Source News Express

Posted 27/07/2018 10:38:31 AM

 

 

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