Saturday, May 25, 2024
601 ad

Man to front court for Mpaisa scam

A 24-year-old man has been charged and will appear at the Labasa Magistrates Court tomorrow, for allegedly obtaining money dishonestly through the mobile money transfer app.

The accused from Bulileka settlement in Labasa is alleged to have on the 9th day of September 2022, engaged with another and dishonestly obtained more than $700 from a member of the public through the Mpaisa platform.

He is alleged to have informed the victim that she had won the Mpaisa lottery where he managed to obtain her One Time Password (OTP), and later transferred the money to his account, and withdrew the said money at a supermarket in Labasa.

The accused has been charged with one count of Obtaining Financial Advantage and one count of In Possession of Property Believed to be Proceeds of Crime.

Ilaitia Ravuwai
Ilaitia Ravuwai
Journalist | news@fijilive.com

MORE FROM FIJILIVE

New Suva President apologizes to pl...

Newly appointed President of Suva Football Association, Nitin Singh...

Fijiana XVs thump Tonga in 8-try ro...

The Vodafone Fijiana XVs thumped Tonga 48-3 in their opening match ...

Tuwai to return in Madrid 7s

Fiji's two-time Olympic gold medalist Jerry Tuwai will make a highl...

Grammar girls ready for rugby chall...

The Suva Grammar School U18 Girls rugby team is set to compete with...
Fijilive Ad

trending

error: