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Police in Kano State have arrested a 32-year-old woman, Fati Umar Dikko, of Rijiyar Zaki Quarters, Gwale LGA, who had specialized in defrauding people in Kano and environs.

Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP and spokesman of the command confirmed the arrest in a statement made available to newsmen

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 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 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.

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