The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested one Fasakin Festus Damilola for Internet fraud.
Fasakin, a French graduate of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, poses as Anthony Miller, Dave Mason and Bright Washington to deceive and defraud unsuspecting ladies in romance scam on the internet.
At the point of arrest, EFCC operatives recovered one Dodge Caliber Sxi car with registration number EKY-145EC, NYSC clearance/discharge letter, three copies of fake international passport data pages with different names and pictures, two drivers’ license and suspected fake bank documents from him.
The Commission got wind of his fraudulent activities through series intelligence. He is alleged to have fleeced different unsuspecting victims to the tune of Two Million, Two Hundred Thousand Naira (N2, 200,000.00).
Fasakin uses the fake international passports to collect his loots at the Moneygram desk with the connivance of bank officials who allegedly collects 10% on each Moneygram transaction.
He will be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is completed.
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