Man Who Used A Lady’s Photo To Defraud Social Media Users Arrested

A young man who used a lady’s photo to defraud several social media users was arrested and per what we gathered, he was arrested in Kano, Nigeria.

The guy’s name was given as Musa L. Maje and he specializes in using male and female names to create accounts on Facebook and Whatsapp to defraud his victims.

His arrest was confirmed by the Kano State Command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Abdullahi Haruna-Kiyawa, and in his submission, he said;

“One Zahra Mansur, 20, complained that she received phone calls from her associates that someone used her name, pictures, videos, created Facebook accounts to [email protected] people.

Also discovered from him were n%de pictures and videos in the mobile phone, and the sum of N70,000 in his possession,” he said. He noted that during an investigation, the suspect confessed to having specialized in using Social Media to create fake accounts to defraud the public.

He further told police that he created a fake Facebook account bearing Zahra Mansur, used her pictures and videos, and defrauded people without her consent.”