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Fraudsters develop website to sell train tickets 


Cyber fraudsters have developed a website where they invite unsuspecting public to purchase travelling tickets for the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge train services online, the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has said. 

The corporation added that it is yet to begin the sale of such travelling documents online and advised travelers to be wary of criminals. 

NRC in an electronic statement said: “The attention of the Nigerian Railway Corporation(NRC) has been drawn to a website developed by cyber criminals inviting members of the general public to visit the fictitious cyber space to obtain Lagos to Ibadan train tickets online.

“NRC is yet to commence selling of Lagos to Ibadan train tickets online, this may have been done by fraudsters intending to scam unsuspecting train passengers, hence NRC is hereby advising Lagos to Ibadan train passengers to be wary of these fraudulent cyber space criminal, by obtaining their train boarding tickets at Railway stations.”

The document stated that  NRC is working hard to introduce secured online ticketing on Lagos to Ibadan and Warri to Itakpe train services.

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