Facebook Lover Nabbed For Defrauding Friend

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Facebook Lover Nabbed For Defrauding Friend

Post  turigee on Tue Jan 01, 2013 1:02 pm

The Police in Lagos on
Monday arrested a Facebook lover
for defrauding his lover of
N200,000.
The Police said in Lagos that the
suspect posed as a medical doctor
to enable him swindle his
unsuspected facebook girl- friend.
The suspect claimed he would use
the amount to secure a job for her
with the Nigerian Customs
Service.
Parading the suspect (names
withheld), the Police
spokesperson, Lagos state Police
Command, Ms Ngozi Briaide, said
the accused was arrested and
charged to court about three years
ago for a similar offence.
Ngozi stated that the police could
not immediately explain how he
was freed in court without being
convicted, noting that the suspect
had become a serial fraudster who
was in the habit of defrauding
young girls.
According to her, the 36-year- old
suspect was arrested after one
out of the latest five victims
complained to the Police on Nov.
15, adding that the suspect was
thereafter arrested on Dec. 23 by
detectives from Ogudu Division.
The spokesperson alleged that the
first victim, Mrs Adebiyi Adenike, a
graduate became his friend on
Facebook after being attracted by
the suspect as a Surgeon.
”He requested for the sum of
N200,000 as PR and with her
original certificate to enable him
secure employment for her into
the Customs and that he had a
slot at the service,” she said.
Ngozi stated that both the suspect
and the victim met and set out for
the journey to Abuja, but along
the way to Air Port, the suspect
pretended as if his vehicle had
fault and asked her to come down
and push the car. ”
As soon as the victim pushed the
car, he zoomed off with the
victim’s credentials, ATM and
PHCN cards,” she said. Ngozi gave
the names of other victims
defrauded by the suspect as Miss
Okunola Folashade, Miss Ibrahim
Bukola and Miss Adefemi Mercy.
She said that they were all NYSC
members who were defrauded by
the same suspect on their way to
Ibadan for community
assignment.
The spokesperson alleged that
they boarded his car to Ibadan on
Dec. 20, but on getting to the
Tollgate, the suspected diverted to
the old Lagos/Ibadan road where
he pretended as if the car
developed fault and asked them
to push thereafter he zoomed off
with all their belongings.
Ngozi said that the items stolen
from the victims included a
Laptop, unspecified cash,
certificates, ATM card, Toaster
Machine, cell phones and clothes.
The fifth victim, Miss Akinbo
Atinuke, also boarded the
suspect’s vehicle at Berger on
Dec. 11, on her way to Ibadan,
where the accused branched to a
filling station and pretended the
car could not start again, adding
that the victim also pushed the car
and he zoomed off.
The spokesperson said that the
victim also lost her Laptop, Phone,
SSCE Certficate, ATM card, NYSC
discharged certificate, the sum of
N104,000 which she withdrew
from a bank with her ATM card.
Ngozi said that the suspect would
be charged to court since all the
witnesses were available with
some exhibits, adding that the
suspect has also made
confessional statement.
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