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Mobile money fraudsters exposed

MONICA KAYOMBO, Lusaka
THE Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) and mobile service companies have unearthed a scam in which fraudsters are using 28 mobile numbers to swindle members of the public by asking them to send money through mobile money platforms.
The regulatory authority, in collaboration with the police, MTN Zambia, Airtel Zambia, and Bank of Zambia (BoZ) have joined efforts to trace the culprits to protect members of the public.
An independent investigation by Zambia Daily Mail has revealed that the identified mobile numbers are registered with the two mobile service companies.
Mobile number 0970088258 is registered under Boyd Patachongo, while 0977533658 is bearing the name of Nambela Mitali, 0977524738 is registered in the name of Gravious Siame and 0977383306 is registered under Rachel Namumba.http://epaper.daily-mail.co.zm/

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