Man allegedly impersonates EFCC, defrauds victim of N500,000

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By Olutayo segun 1 Min Read

A man identified as Akogun Rasheed Usman, has been arrested for allegedly posing as an officer of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) in Kwara state.

Operatives attached to the EFCC Ilorin Zonal Command apprehended him after he had been serially defrauding victims.

According to the commission, Usman demands money from those under invstigation on the pretext that he could help them procure a soft landing regarding their cases with the anti-graft agency.

However, the bubble burst for the scammer when the Ilorin Command of the Commission received intelligence regarding his criminal activities.

EFCC said Usman, who hails from Babanla in Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State, claimed to be one of its agents and obtained N500,000 from one Mrs Khadizah Abdullahi, a parent of two of the suspects detained by the commission over internet fraud offences.

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