The Police in Kano State have arrested a 32-year-old woman, Fati Umar Dikko, of Rijiyar Zaki Quarters, Gwale LGA, who had specialised in defrauding people in Kano and environs.
Spokesman of the Command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, confirmed the arrest in a statement.
He said the Police received complaints from many people that a woman went to their shops at different addresses and made transactions and sent them fake phone alerts.
Kiyawa said following a credible intelligence report, the Police succeeded in arresting the suspect while trying to collect another material she bought using a fake credit alert.
He said preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect specialised in showing fake alerts to her victims.
Kiyawa said the suspect confessed to the crime and had defrauded many people of millions of Naira.
He said the suspect will be charged to court upon completion of an investigation.