Operatives of the Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested one Irabor Kennedy Osasogie for alleged fraud. AMILOADED reports.
This was contained in a release made available to newsmen by the commission on Friday.
According to the commission, the 21-years old was arrested recently following a petition by one Antje, a German citizen, complaining that the suspect defrauded her of €17,000 (N13,311,00 million).
The petitioner claimed that she met Osasogie through social media after she was defrauded of €68,000 by one Michael Patrick. She alleged that Osasogie offered to assist her in recovering the money but further defrauded her of €17,000.
“Upon arrest, the suspect claimed he only received €12,850 from the petitioner.
The suspect will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded”. the release added.