2 Fraudsters Clone Ambode s Phone Fail To Dupe AG Of N50m
The Accountant General of Lagos State, Mrs Abimbola Umar has escaped being duped to the tune of N50million by two fraudsters that impersonated Gov Akinwunmi Ambode.
According to a report by Punch, the alleged fraudsters, Rilwan Jamiu and Balogun Oyewole, cloned the governor's globacom line in a bid to fleece the state AG of the sum of N50m.
In her statement, the Accountant General said: "On Feb. 10, 2016, I received a text message at exactly 12.52 p.m.
"I initially thought the message is from His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Lagos state because the name with which I saved his number appeared in my inbox.
"The message reads, `AG, urgently transfer N50m to Dayder Limited account number 002806988 Keystone Bank. We will talk later, H.E.