$200,000 Bank Transfer Fraud Nipped In The Bud, Four Suspects Arrested

0 5

The EFCC has made some arrests in some fraud related case involving some Nigerians who tried to effect some money transfer under questionable circumstances.

According to reports, the Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, was tipped off prior to the deal going through.

“The Commission was tipped off when the suspects were sourcing for domiciliary account number which they will use to receive the money.”

Ajiero Onyeka

In a statement released by EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade, while in the process of effecting the transfer of $200,000 from an unsuspecting foreigner to a Nigeria domiciliary account, a team of operatives swooped on the suspects on fraudulent bank wire transfer charges.

The suspects are Ajiero Onyeka, Clement Peter, Mustapha Zubiri and Agbo Austine Taylor.

Mustapha Zubiri

Orilade added that

“Bank Wire Transfer fraudsters have a practice of using other people’s domiciliary account to receive fraudulent money with the promise of giving the account holder a commission from the money.

Agbo Austine Taylor

“In some other instances, some of the account holders will be kept totally in the dark as to the source of the fund.

Clement Peter

“When the transaction is completed, the account holder will become the hunted criminal, while the main perpetrator will disappear without traces.

“The public is hereby warned to be vigilant and not to give out their account numbers for the purpose of receiving money on behalf of anyone”.

Orilade said that the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigation was concluded

You might also like

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More