N360bn SMS fraud: Power to stop menace in subscribers’ hands –NCC

The power to stop the menace of fraudulent unsolicited short messaging service (SMS) or text messages, estimated to be robbing telecoms subscribers an estimated N360 billion annually, is in the hand of the consumers, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said. National Association of Telecoms Subscriber (NATCONS), had stated that, following rigorous calculated by the consumer rights body, it has been found that instances of unsolicited SMS cost subscribers over N360 billion annually. Following this revelation and deluge of complaints from thousands of telecoms consumers regarding how irritating and fraudulent…

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