9mobile is the new name adopted by the group of institutions that acquired Etisalat some weeks ago.
In telecom, fraudulent texts messages are rampant names of existing firms are used dubiously to defraud unsuspecting customer.
Fraud message like, “You’ve selected from millions of our loyal customers to participate in our one million raffle draw. To accept this offer, please send your full details to the following number.”
So, how do you detect fraud message?
A company like 9mobile which is operating under a new name will definitely be used by fraudulent people in the days ahead to pounce on their prey.
In fact, 9mobile is aware that fraudulent scams may be circulated about promotions and prizes that “we have not authorized.”
According to 9mobile, “All our promotions and competitions, including the winners thereof, are published in national dailies and on our website at www.9mobile.com.ng please beware of SMSs from fraudsters.
9mobile Nigeria will only send SMS with the number 200 for prize notification. In order to confirm the authenticity of winning notification kindly call 200 9mobile Support centre.
“We are certain that with your help, we can take necessary actions to curb subscriber fraud and help protect you and every other customer on the 0809ja network.
If you have any knowledge about an ongoing fraud or have received a scam message, please visit the official website of 9mobile at www.9mobile.com.ng to complete a form below.
NOTE: This is applicable to all other telecom customers in Nigeria.