Men of the Kano State Police have apprehended a 32-year-old woman, Fati Umar Dikko, of Rijiyar Zaki Quarters, Gwale LGA, who is a pro in defrauding people in Kano and its environs.
The arrest was confirmed by the spokesman of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, in a statement released.
He said police received complaints from many people that a woman went to their shops in different addresses and made transactions and sent them fake alerts.
Kiyawa said following a reliable intelligence report, the police succeeded in arresting the suspect while trying to collect another material she bought using a fake credit alert.
He also mentioned that some basic investigation revealed that the suspect specialized 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 investigation.