EFCC Arrests Businessman Over N12.1m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, arrested a businessman, Abdulhafiz Umar Barau, 38, for duping man of N12.1million.

According to report, Umar allegedly promised to pay one Dusus Yyang Bot, the sum of N12.1million if he supplies 90,000(Ninety Thousand) litres of Automobile Gas Oil (AGO).

Umar refused to pay the agreed sum after the product was delivered to him. The complainant alleged that the he could not be reached any more after receiving the product.

EFCC officials said the suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.


By Esther Okafor

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