EFCC Arrests Impostor

Olu Adebanjo, Alleged Impostor
Olu Adebanjo, Alleged Impostor

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested one Olu Adebanjo, a suspected fraudster who heads a syndicate that extorts money from people under the guise of clearing them of non-existent petition purportedly brought against them by the Commission.

Wilson Uwujaren, Head, Media and Publicity of the EFCC made this known on Monday in Abuja.

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Uwajuren explained that the 45-year-old businessman was arrested on June 17, 2016 in a failed attempt to swindle Julius Okojie, Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission,NUC, of N3million in order to clear him of a purported corruption allegation.

Okojie, having also intimated the anti-graft agency of the activities of fraudsters impersonating him to defraud vice chancellors of various universities, was advised to play along.

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Consequently, the suspect was arrested while trying to cash ‘the money’ from one of the new generation banks.

He will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.

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