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Bankers Arrested In Ile Ife & Ibadan Over N150M Fraud, 12 ATM Cards Recovered From Suspects

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August 9, 2017 – GTB Bankers Arrested In Ile Ife & Ibadan Over N150 Million Fraud, 12 ATM Cards Recovered From Suspects

Police Operatives of Special Fraud Unit (PSFU), Ikoyi, Lagos, have arrested a banker Wasiu Adegbemi, 35, and one Kehinde Adegboye over alleged N150 million fraud.

They were arrested few weeks after three bankers, employees of a telecommunication firm and others were paraded for fleecing bank customers of their money.

According to the spokesman for PSFU, Lawal Audu, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), the latest arrests were part of crackdown on the syndicate.

He said Adegbemi was arrested in Ile-Ife, Osun State, while Adegboye was apprehended at Ibadan.

Audu said 12 Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards were recovered from the suspects.

He said:

“The suspects are members of an organised internet fraud syndicate, operating between Lagos and Ibadan. 10 of the gang members were earlier arrested and charged to the Federal High Court, Ikoyi.

“The unit will not relent in its efforts to check the activities of internet fraudsters and bring them to book. People should be careful in handling their ATM cards and to report any act of fraud brought to their knowledge.”



  1. Big Aunty Koks

    August 9, 2017 at 10:52 PM

    Of course bankers will continue to gain access to customers’ bank details considering the mode of bank transactions carried out currently. For instance, almost every banking activity one undertakes requires the filling of many cumbersome Forms which most customers notwithstanding their educational status, still resort to the bankers to help them fill and process.

    Tiresome hurdles to smooth banking indeed and they aid all these fraudulent practices were read about.

  2. Mon

    August 10, 2017 at 10:49 AM

    How can this country survive with every institution rotten to the core? Both private and public.

    The name NIGERIA is always associated with every crime and evil on this planet. Any place you find yourself and said you are Nigerian,people will distance themselves and one will be standing alone like a lost sheep.

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