Gospel musician Mama Sylvia has become the latest victim to fall prey to fraudsters who conduct their business using mobile money.
So joins the list of celebrities who have also been swindled with that same formula by some fraudsters
In an audio recording which has gone viral, the gospel musician recounted her ordeals and how her sister also got swindled.
She stated that the fraudster, called her on phone and straight ahead mentioned her name “Madam Sylvia” and that he was working with Telecommunication giant MTN and the reason for the call was to announce to her that some unscrupulous people were defrauding people on MTN so she should be careful.
According to the audio, the alleged MTN worker who happens to be the fraudster even gave her some tricks they use in extorting monies from people saying the fraudsters would call and tell you, your family member has been admitted in a hospital and so they need money for emergency treatment amongst others.
Which is not true so he has been directed to by MTN to call her and speak with her so she doesn’t fall victim. After that, the fraudster told her they had a promotion and her number has been selected for that matter she has won some amount of money, a T-shirt, and Credit but she can redeem the T-shirt and airtime from any MTN office.
She was then directed to put her phone on loudspeaker and follow the prompt that appears on her phone screen. she later called MTN office and was told nothing could be done about it.
Listen to the audio below