Nigerians have been warned again to beware of fake grants and phishing scam, as the Federal Government drew public attention to one of them.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many scammers have taken it upon themselves to create fake grants so as to defraud unsuspecting people.
The Presidency has now issued a scam alert to Nigerians looking to benefit from the Federal Government assistance to businesses affected by COVID-19.
In a social media post, it warned about some phishing links being shared on social media, requesting for applications for N3 Million Naira FG Grants.
“The general public should note that these phishing links are generated by Scammers and intended to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians.
“Government requests for applications are only via official channels & websites”, it warned.
“It has come to our attention that a link is being shared via social media requesting for applications for a FG 3 Million grant.
“The general public should note that this is a SCAM. Any requests for applications are only via official channels & websites. Pls beware! #FinMinNigeria”.