Fraudster Wanted by FBI Arrested by EFCC in Kaduna

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The Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office has arrested another FBI-wanted internet fraudster identified as Emmanuel Adedeji Oluwatosin.    

The Zonal Head, Abdullahi Lawal, while parading the suspect in Sokoto on Thursday, September 5, 2019 explained that the suspect was arrested in Kaduna. Items recovered from the residence include two cars; Mercedes Benz E550, Mercedes Benz C450, an IPhone, laptops, modem and SIM cards.

Lawal added that the suspect and his accomplices both in Nigeria and overseas, acquired retirement account information (RAI) and personally identifiable information (PII) of multiple persons which they fraudulently used to wire funds into newly created business bank accounts tied to the fraudulently created business.

He said preliminary investigation had so far revealed that about N 1, 437, 889, 157.15 passed through the suspect’s accounts and the commission has also traced the sum of N 70 million he invested somewhere. Efforts are on to recover the money.


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