Hackers that hacked into Jamb portal to register students online, makes shocking confession

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Suspects allegedly caught while perpetrating certain irregularities in the ongoing registration for the 2017 UTME have confessed.

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The suspects confessed to spending over N20m to construct a radio platform with which they hacked into JAMB’s registration portal.

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The JAMB’s spokesperson Dr Fabian Benjamin said that registration thieves deployed fake biometric capturing mechanisms and super-imposed registration slips just to satisfy the curiosity of innocent candidates that their registration was successful

Some suspects who were allegedly caught while perpetrating certain irregularities in the ongoing registration for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations have reportedly confessed to spending over N20m to construct a radio platform with which they hacked into JAMB’s registration portal.

VON previously reported that the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps arrested no less than five individuals who had deployed fake biometric capturing machines to register applicants.

 

Punch reports that the Spokesperson of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, in a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday April 22, said: “These registration thieves deployed fake biometric capturing mechanisms and super-imposed registration slips just to satisfy the curiosity of innocent candidates that their registration was successful.

“And on the day of examination, such candidates’ data would either be edited, or not found on the JAMB data base.

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