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Niger hit by scam overflight email

Posted 15 August 2015 · Add Comment

Officials in Niger have warned African business aviation operators to beware of scam email offering alternative overflight and landing services to those provided by the official agents Hadid.

In an email – purportedly from Moctar Malawan head of Niger CAA’s department of clearances – an offer is made to deal direct.

The email is false.
According the Seydou Yaye Amadou of Niger CAA (ANAC), the fake email address had been set up in Nigeria. The Nigerian CAA have been advised of the crime and asked to help stop the fraud.
A spokesperson for Dubai-based Hadid, said the flight services company was aware of the issue and had been working with ANAC.
Hadid continues to assist ANAC is providing aviation support for international companies wishing to fly to Niger.
 

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