EFCC operatives arrest impersonator, 2 others over fraud in Kano


From Shafaatu Dauda, KANO 

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Kano Zonal Command have arrested one Gazali Ado, who posed as a personnel of the Anti-graft agency.

Ado was said to be arrested following a petition by one Kenneth Nwarize who alleged that the suspect defrauded him of the sum of N150,000 under the pretext that he is an operative of the Commission.

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The petitioner alleged that he came across the phone number (+2348115177852) of the suspect while he was searching for the EFCC on Google to lodge a complaint; he called the number and the suspect fraudulently solicited for the sum of N150, 000 which was paid into the bank account of one Ibrahim Mohammed.

Gazali was arrested alongside two others, Sanusi Abubakar Liman and Ibrahim Mohammed.

The EFCC spokesperson Wilson Uwujaren said the suspects will be arraigned in court as soon as the investigation is concluded.

He, therefore called on members of the public who might have been defrauded through the above stated number to come forward with information.


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