EFCC Arrests 33-Year Old Man In Ibadan For Internet Fraud

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested a 33-year-old man identified as Oke Omoniyi Benjamin, in Ibadan for internet fraud.

The suspect who hails from Efon-Alaaye, Ekiti State, was arrested by the Ibadan zonal office of EFCC for internet fraud.

Benjamin was arrested sequel to an Intelligent Report received on 27th August 2018, alleging that he is into internet fraud and has also defrauded a number of foreigners of their money through fraudulent schemes.

The report however stated that Benjamin used the proceeds of his fraud to buy two cars, and also own a unisex salon known as Signatures Unisex Salon located at No. 238, Ilawe Road, opposite Baptist School, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State.

At the point of arrest, Operatives of the Commission recovered an Acura TL, 2010 with Registration Number BDG 969FH and a Lexus ES 300, 2002 with Registration Number EPE 829FJ, two Laptops, two Phones, forged documents and several counterfeit cheques of various foreign Banks.

Benjamin, however, admitted to the allegations against him and will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

 

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