Interpol Arrests Nigerian In Dubai Over $2m Fraud

The Nigeria Police Force has said that its International Police, INTERPOL unit has arrested a Nigerian fraud suspect, Itumo Anthony Chidebere, in Dubai, United Arab Emirate, UAE, for allegedly defrauding a businesswoman of about $2 million.

 

A statement issued by deputy force public relation officer, Frank Mba stated on Wednesday inAbuja that the unit in conjunction with its counterpart in Abu-Dhabi made the arrest.

 

The suspect, an indigene of Ebonyi State, was said to have fled to Dubai, after allegedly defrauding the unnamed businesswoman in June last year.

 

Disguising as an estate broker, the 35-year-old suspect was said to have swindled his victim on the pretense that he was going to buy her a house in Dubai but disappeared after collecting the money.




     

    Mba stated that Nigeria INTERPOL unit was making efforts with its UAE counterpart and the federal ministry of justice to facilitate the extradition of the suspect to Nigeria.

     

    Meanwhile, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, has commended the unit for the arrest and other successes recorded in international anti-crime operations.

     

    He reaffirmed the determination of the Force to bring to justice all criminals connected with international crimes, promising to strengthen the bond between the Nigeria Police and their counterparts in other countries in resolving all trans-border crimes.

     

    Abubakar also advised Nigerians in the Diaspora to steer clear of fraud, drug trafficking and other crimes, noting that engaging in criminal activities could bring the image of Nigeria to disrepute

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    1. Hello, thank you for reaching out to The ICIR. We extend our sympathy for all you’ve had to go through. Kindly send us a message on WhatsApp via: +234 810 250 7579 and you’ll be attended to.

    2. Good day, my name  is Abdullahi Usman Chiroma, living in Nigeria, Abuja Federal Capital Territory precisely.

      Please I had a transaction on 29th October, 2022 with one Ibrahim Jibo and Ummi Gambo, both living in Dera, Dubai.

      I sent a total sum of  NGN 815,000 only into Ibrahim Jibo’s account with Ummi Gambo’s Instruction, but after receiving the funds, they both ( Ibrahim and Ummi) stopped responding to my calls/sms, I haven’t received my goods nor get a refund from them.

      At this juncture, I’m pleading  with you to intervene, so I can get my money back, all suggestions will be highly appreciated🙏🏻 All hopes are on Allah and you as I couldn’t reach them. 

      I’m ready to provide more details and the prove of payment of the transaction at request.

      Bellow is the Nigerian Bank Account number I sent the money into:

      1006341636
      Ibrahim Jibo 
      Zenith bank

      The suspects phone number:

      1. Ibrahim Jibo – +971567898220                    
        +2348068122305

      2. Ummi Gambo
      – +971561446813                    +2349137583099                      +2347068245411

      Thanks, for your cooperation in anticipation.

      Yours Faithfully Abdullahi Usman Chiroma

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