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Yahoo boys emptied my 69-year-old father’s pension account – Man cries out

A Nigerian philanthropist has gone online to complain about his aged father being targeted by cyber-fraudsters commonly called yahoo boys.

The man known as @roqzee said the yahoo boys cleared his father’s entire pension savings of N200,000 in the twinkle of an eye.

He explained how the perpetrators used a fake account to obtain his father’s bank details from him on Twitter.

The elderly man had taken to the microblogging platform to complain to UBA customer care, but it turned out that the fraudsters created a similar account using the bank name and he never suspected.

They asked for his account details and PIN, which he provided, but shortly after giving out the information, N200k was removed from the account.

His son, roqzee, shared the unfortunate incident on his Twitter page.

He wrote; “Yahoo boys have cleared my 69 year-old dad’s account with his pension savings. He came to complain to @UBAGroup customer care on Twitter and used a fake Twitter handle and they asked him for his account details and PIN which he disclosed. Instantly over 200,000 disappeared 👏🏼 1:0”

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In similar news, a Nigerian writer known as Oladotun Ogunsanya, has raised an alarm over the disappearance of a huge sum of money from his grandmother’s bank account.

He called out Polaris, the bank she operates an account with and revealed that the elderly woman’s life savings of N800,000 was deducted.

Oladotun said the account was emptied after an unknown person called and identified himself as an agent from the branch she obtained her ATM card from.

According to him, the supposed agent tried to obtain her details and immediately the call ended, she got debit alert from her bank.

He wrote; “@PolarisBankLtd, This is my grandmother, an octogenarian, of which all her life savings, close to #800,000 was wiped out from her account, as nothing was left!

This happened yesterday around 06:12pm after a airtel caller who identified himself as an agent from Ikorodu, of which that was the branch she obtained her ATM card.

Immediately after the call ended of which he tried to verify her details, she saw debit transactions.”