Fake Katsina Emirate Council Syndicate That Scammed Senator Abubakar, Targeted General Marwa, NYSC DG, Smashed By Police

Suspected Notorious Syndicate of Fraudsters, allegedly impersonating Katsina Emirate Council, has been smashed by Police Operatives
Katsina State Police Command, while drawing the attention of the public to the existence of the syndicate, noted that the gang specializes in targeting very important personalities (V.I.P).
Alerting the public on the presence of those it described as ‘unscrupulous persons’, the command added that the syndicate goes ” round sending text messages, introducing themselves as senior counselors of the Katsina emirate council, thereby requesting them to send money as financial assistance to the emirate on behalf of the Emir of Katsina. “
However, based on a tip off to the Command, police operatives were said to have on the 6th of July, 2020 at about 3 pm, succeeded in smashing the notorious syndicate of fraudsters that specializes in defrauding unsuspecting members of the public through text messages under the guise of being senior counselors of the Katsina emirate council.
In a statement released by the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, SP Gambo Isah, Nemesis was said to have caught up with the duo of 42 years old Kabir Mohd Muktar, of Piyanku, Opposite FMC Staff Quarters, Nasarawa state and Abdulrahaman Sadiq, 45 years of Sabon Gari Quarters, Ingawa Katsina state, who conspired and defrauded Alhaji Bello Maigari, the Executive Secretary, National Lottery Trust Fund, of the sum of two hundred thousand naira and Scamed Senator Abubukar Yusuf Abubakar, of the sum of thirty thousand naira .
They were alleged to have impersonated the Secretary to the Emirate Council, Alhaji Bello Mamman Ifo, Sallaman Katsina, on the pretext of soliciting financial assistance that the Emirate would give out to some female Orphans in marriage.
SP Isah, also alleged that the hoodlums listed New VIP targets , who they further sent the same Scam text messages to , asking them to pay into their bank account various amounts of money.

According to SP Isah, some of the listed targets were ; Professor Ango Abdullahi, General Muhamadu Buba Marwa(Rtd), Hon. Chairman Abdullahi Adamu Candido
Umaru Ajiya of NNPC, Major M. K. Yusuf from Lagos, Senator Sa’idu Alkali, Faruq Malami Sokoto,Adamu M. Gasol in Abuja, Executive Secretary U.B.E.C – Dr Hamid Bobi, Director General NYSC – Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim and K.M. Bash of the Defense Headquarters, Abuja

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