The store was consequently locked by the police, computer system devices was taken as proof, while the supervisor present in the store at the time of the cops raid was taken into custody.
September 9, 2021. Lagos Nigeria– A deceptive betting store claiming to be a part of the 22Bet brand was robbed by the police in Isolo Market Plaza, Isolo, Lagos.
After receiving the suggestion, one of our representatives paid a hidden see to an un-numbered store on the far right side of the Isolo market plaza, Isolo, Lagos on September 8.
The store was initially reported on Tuesday, September 7, when one of our users tried to validate if 22Bet had a discount entering retail stores in Nigeria. 22Bet is an online-only sportsbook that does not run any offline stores and does not receive any bets in cash.
She described how the wagering system in the store works, collected N1000, his name and phone number. A phony betting store employee has actually likewise assured to let the visitor understand if he wins on Saturday, guaranteeing him of a cashback if the bet is lost.
22Bet brand imagery being shown in the phony store.
Apart from the computer systems, in his ownership were fake bet tickets that show a big sum of money that was taken from the unsuspecting clients of the fraudulent shop. Judging from the dates on the tickets, the operation has actually been running for a minimum of 3 weeks prior to being shut down.
A police raid occurred on September 9th. Just the manager existed in the store, who claimed that all other staff members were out taking bets and that they have actually dedicated no offense. The authorities locked the store and took him to the station, in addition to the computer system devices. He was asked to supply the names of individuals he works for, along with all other accomplices, as he stays in authorities custody.
A bet slip offered to defrauded clients with a promise to supply a cashback in case the wager is lost
Just the supervisor was present in the store, who claimed that all other staff members were out taking bets and that they have committed no offense. The cops locked the shop and took him to the station, along with the computer system devices. Any physical 22Bet store you might see is not associated with the 22Bet brand name and is likely run with the goal to defraud unsuspecting punters.
How to Determine a Fake 22Bet Shop.
She explained how the betting system in the shop works, gathered N1000, his name and phone number. A fake betting store employee has also promised to let the visitor know if he wins on Saturday, guaranteeing him of a cashback if the bet is lost.
It is yet unclear whether this betting shop was operated by the very same people that ran the fake bet stores in Ahiaoru, Aba.
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What to Do if You Placed a Bet in a Fake Bet Shop.
If you realized that you have actually bet in a phony store, report that to the cops instantly, as there is a high risk that the scammers might close the shop and run away with the cash. If the authorities get to the scammers prior to they can run off, you are likely to be able to get your cash back.
You ought to right away report it to the cops if you stumble upon any physical shop that claims to be a part of the 22Bet brand.