How To Recover Money From A Scammer

Written by O'News Blog

Due to the raising level of internet scams ,we’re are going to discuss on ways on how to recover money from a scammer.

This method has proven to work over the months and you’ll get your funds back within hours only if you follow the process which we’re going to provide you with below;

35% – 70% Of Internet users has been scammed one way or the other and bad enough, they let go because they actually don’t know what to do about it, so today here is just what you need to do when you realize a personality you paid for goods or service is trying to swindle you.

Scams ranging from Paypal fund conversions, item purchase, falling for investment scams and the rest can now be reverted but you’ll have to get either or both of the listed documents;

  • Copy transaction ID number.
  • Screenshots of a conversation between you and the scammer.

Knowing how to retrieve your money after a scam will save you the risk of having a heart attack seeing the way scam activities have increased during this COVID-19 pandemic ranging from fake investment platforms, businesses and partners and the rest.

Without wasting much time, let’s see how to recover our money from a scammer.

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It is quite important to bookmark or copy this post link and save it to your notes or drive for future use. Kindly do ensure to follow the below steps accordingly to achieve the main interest of the post.

Firstly, get hold of the screenshot showing the convo between you and the scammer across all social media platform (Instagram, Facebook and Twitter)

Write out the Full name and account number of the person who scammed you.

Go to the last notification, your bank sent you after you made the payment (via mobile app or SMS) copy out the “TRANSACTION ID NUMBER”.

Now, visit any branch of the scammers’ bank, ask to see the CUSTOMER SERVICE in charge of FRAUD.

Lastly, While you are there, send an email to the SCAMMER’S BANK and also forward a copy of the mail to CBN FRAUD DESK ( This will make the scammers’ bank act fast.

If possible, print out all those chats with the scammer and submit it to the customer care in charge of fraud.


Once you have done the above steps, you should rest having an assurance that the culprit/suspects account will be PLACED ON HOLD.

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This will definitely hold all transactions on the scammers account until they visit the bank, and when they do, the bank will contact the police and the suspect will be detained, and when proven guilty; he will sign a waiver allowing the bank to refund your money ASAP.

That’s all.

The above step is all you need to follow if you’ve been the victim of a scam, it works perfectly well.

You can also report on twitter tagging @Cenbank and the scammers’ bank coupled with detailed screenshot containing chats and Transaction ID.

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