The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested a man for impersonating officials of the commission to defraud some internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo boys.
He had scammed the fraudsters over N38 million before his arrest.
This was revealed in a recent statement from the commission which was released earlier today.
See the statement released by the EFCC below;
EFCC Arrests Man for Allegedly Obtaining N38m from Internet Fraud Suspects
Operatives of the, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Command, have arrested one Ladeji Kelvin Babatunde for allegedly obtaining over N38,000,000.00( Thirty-eight Million Naira) from suspected internet fraudsters in order to prevent their arrest by the Commission.
The defendant allegedly impersonated officers of the Commission and obtained the sum of money by false pretence from the suspected cybercriminals.
Upon his arrest, a four-bedroom uncompleted apartment located at Ikola Road, Alagbado, Lagos, which was developed with the proceeds of the perpetrated fraud, was recovered from him.