May 27, 2024

EFCC arrests five for forging ONSA, AGF’s letterhead

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Court jails six Internet fraudsters in Benin City

Glory Ebomah

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on August 24, 2023 arrested five people for allegedly using forged letterheads of the Offices of the National Security Adviser and the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice to fraudulently obtain money from unsuspecting members of the public.

The suspects are Mr Yakubu Hamza Mohammed, Mr Bashir Ladan, Mr Adamu Ibrahim, Mr Steven Anom, and Mr Mohammed Bello.

Head, Media and Publicity, EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, on Monday, 28 August 2023, said the suspects allegedly conspired and used the letterheads to produce fake employment and recommendation letters for a fee, to unsuspecting members of the public.

He added that the suspects would be charged in court as soon as the investigation is concluded.

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