The federal government has alerted Nigerians to the ongoing N3m COVID-19 scam in circulation.
The presidency has warned that the scam is targeting Nigerians who want to take advantage of federal government assistance to businesses affected by COVID-19. In a social media post, he warned that some phishing links are being circulated on social media, raising questions about the N3 Million Naira FG Grants.
“The general public should point out that these phishing links are fraudulent and designed to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians.” Government requests for applications are received only through official channels and websites, ”he warned. The Treasury Department also warned of the scammers in a Twitter post:
“The link was found to be spreading via social media requesting applications for a grant of FY3 million.” The general public should note that this is a scam. Any requests for applications are made only through official channels and websites. Warning! #FinMinNigeria “.