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EFCC declares five internet fraudsters, 50-year-old man ‘wanted’
THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday declared five young internet fraudsters ‘Wanted’.
The anti-graft agency also declared a 50-year-old man, Donald Olorunkoyede among those on the Wanted list to make six culprits on the EFCC search.
According to information on the EFCC verified social media handle, the accused persons are Frank Kosi Edekobi (23) from Obikporo village, Onitsha-North Local Government Area of Anambra State; Victor Chuka Edekobi (29) also from the same origin, was earlier arrested but released on administrative bail, yet failed to comply with the terms of his administrative bail.
Others are Okuafiaka Bright Onyebuchi (28) from Delta State accused of impersonation and obtaining of money under false pretence; Akpodemaye Ikolo (29) from Edo State was also accused of the same offence.
Owootomo Tomilola Sunday, (22) from Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State was accused of theft, money laundering and impersonation while Olorunkoyede, is wanted in an alleged case of obtaining money under false pretence as well as criminal breach of trust.
Until he was declared wanted by the anti-graft, the accused was the Country Director of Social Exchange Market International Network Limited. Olorunkoyede allegedly used his platform to defraud members of the public through Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Cooperative Societies, ‘under the pretence of helping them to register model micro-finance banks.
“The suspect has failed to honour several invitations from the commission and is currently evading arrest.
“50-year old Olorunkoyede hails from Abeokuta South Local Government Area, Ogun State and speaks Yoruba and English fluently”.
The anti-graft agency has recently increased the rate at which internet fraudsters, otherwise known as yahoo-yahoo are being arrested across its 12 offices nationwide.
On May, the EFCC arrested a proprietor of yahoo-yahoo school, identified as Frank Chinedu, with his students numbering eight in Lagos State.
Two months later, 15 accused internet fraudsters were also arrested at Ibadan, among which a suspect attempted to flush his phone via water closet.
The ICIR had earlier reported extreme situations internet fraudsters were willing to undergo to succeed in the incriminating act.
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#WANTED THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THESE PEOPLE ARE WANTED BY THE EFCC FOR OFFENCES BORDERING OF FRAUD. ANYONE WITH USEFUL INFORMATION AS TO THEIR WHEREABOUTS SHOULD PLEASE CONTACT THE COMMISSION IN ANY OF IT’S OFFICES SITUATED IN ABUJA, BENIN, LAGOS, ENUGU, IBADAN, ILORIN, KADUNA, KANO, MAIDUGURI, ILORIN, MAKURDI, PORT HARCOURT, SOKOTO AND UYO OR THROUGH THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS; 08093322644 (0809 EFCC NIG), 08069575775, 07081811717 AND 07030240633. THE COMMISSION CAN ALSO BE CONTACTED THROUGH, email@example.com OR THE NEAREST POLICE STATION. . . #JoinTheFightAgainstCorruption #SayNoToCorruption #CorruptionKills #SayNoToScam #SayNoToMoneyLaundering #Wanted #EFCC #TheFightAgainstCorruption #FightingForYou