EFCC arrest web fraudster, pastor for allegedly duping man of N12.7m

The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC, has nabbed a suspected fraudster popularly often known as Yahoo Boys, Adebayo Olawale.

Olawale was apprehended by the Gombe Zonal Workplace of the EFCC alongside one Pastor Gbenga Moses Adesoju of Christ Apostolic Church, Ile-Ife, Osun State.

The duo had been nabbed for allegedly defrauding one Umar Hayatu to the tune of N12.7m.

In accordance with EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwajaren, whereas the suspects reside in Ile-Ife, Osun State, the sufferer was a resident of Lafiya Quarters, Dukku Council of Gombe State.

A press release issued by Uwajaren yesterday in Abuja stated the suspects had been picked up at Ile Ife following a petition by Hayatu’s family members.

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The anti-graft company disclosed that Olawale and his pastor conspired and defrauded Hayatu utilizing social media platforms and cellphone calls below the pretense that he gained a automotive, some costly telephones and supply of employment right into a juicy place.

EFCC stated Olawale had contacted the sufferer, utilizing pretend Fb account names; Williams Angellina and Omolola Adebayo to deceive Hayatu that his dad and mom owned an organization overseas and can make him the Nigerian supervisor of the corporate located in Lagos State.

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The assertion reads partly: “Adebayo, the prime suspect, contacted the sufferer severally, utilizing pretend Fb account names; Williams Angellina and Omolola Adebayo and deceived the sufferer into believing that his dad and mom have an organization overseas and can make him (sufferer) the Nigerian Supervisor of the corporate at Lagos.

“The suspect additional despatched the sufferer varied pretend photos of homes and automobiles that will be given to him as fringe advantages as quickly as the corporate commences operation. He additionally promised him 30,000 US {Dollars} and costly items resembling iPhone and Jewelries.”

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