Economic and financial crime commission Efcc have arrested a 53-year-old man identified As Mohammed Bolaji Abdulraheem for parading self as a lawyer and obtaining money under false pretence.
A statement obtained from the commission’s verified facebook account put further that the alleged impersonator identified as Mohammed Abdulraheem was said to have torn his statement after writing
The Ilorin zonal office of the commission said it received a petition from Mr Bello alleging that one barrister Abdulraheem recovered the sum of three hundred thousand Naira from his debtor and claimed the money was in the custody of the Efcc.
“When confronted with the complainant in the matter, the Lawyer, however, opened up and confessed that the money was never brought to the EFCC neither did the Commission knows anything about it”.
“The Story also took a new dimension on Monday, September 30, 2019, when the suspect, in a dramatic way, destroyed his statement where he admitted that he was called to the Nigeria Bar and have been practising the legal profession for more than two decades”.
“This happened when the Commission discovered that the suspected fake Lawyer never finished from the Nigerian Law School as he failed the prescribed examinations twice”.
The commission said the suspect will soon be charged to court.
Meanwhile another six internet fraudster suspects have been arrested by the commission in Abuja.
The statement put further that operative of the advanced fee fraud section of its Abuja zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday, September 30, 2019, raided the residences of suspected internet fraudsters at Flats 1 and 3, Life Camp Extension Estate, Abuja.
These Developments was hinged on information regarding the alleged crime activities of the suspects which led to their arrest.
Those arrested includes; Raphel Chibuzor, Oyewumi Adewale, Onyeogheni Isioma Progress, Ayo Abiodun Richard, Oloyede Faith Damilare and Ibrahim Yusuf Waziri.
item recovered include mobile phones, laptop computers, a Toyota Highlander SUV and Toyota Corolla car.
They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded, the statement read!