33-year-old Nigerian in trouble, arrested with exotic cars and fake documents

33-year-old Nigerian in trouble, arrested with exotic cars and fake documents

- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it arrested Oke Omoniyi Benjamin after an intelligence report

- The EFCC alleges that Benjamin spent the proceeds from his alleged fraudulent activities on the purchase of two cars

- Other documents were found with him when he was arrested

The Ibadan zonal office of Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has announced the arrest of one Oke Omoniyi Benjamin, 33 years old and from Efon-Alaaye, Ekiti state, for internet fraud.

NAIJ.com learnt that Benjamin was arrested sequel to an intelligence report received on August 27, 2018, which alleged that the suspect was into internet fraud.

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The intelligence report stated that Benjamin had reportedly defrauded a number of foreigners of their money through fraudulent schemes.

33-year-old Nigerian in trouble, arrested with exotic cars and fake documents

The two cars bought by Oke Benjamin allegedly using the proceeds from his activities. Credit: EFCC
Source: UGC

The EFCC also quoted the report as stating further that Benjamin used the proceeds of his fraud to buy two cars, and also own a business known as Signatures Unisex Salon located at 238, Ilawe Road, opposite Baptist School, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti state.

33-year-old Nigerian in trouble, arrested with exotic cars and fake documents

Benjamin paraded by the EFCC after his arrest. Credit: EFCC
Source: UGC

At the point of arrest, operatives of the commission recovered an Acura TL, 2010 with registration number BDG 969FH and a Lexus ES 300, 2002 with registration number EPE 829FJ, two laptops, two phones, forged documents and several counterfeit cheques of various foreign banks.

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The anti-corruption agency said Benjamin admitted to the allegations against him and would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

33-year-old Nigerian in trouble, arrested with exotic cars and fake documents

Some of the documents recovered from Benjamin when he was arrested. Credit: EFCC
Source: UGC

NAIJ.com earlier reported that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on October 8, arraigned one Mohammed Sanni Zubair before Justice Ijeoma L Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, on a four-count charge of alleged fraud.

A statement by the EFCC said Zubair, a suspected serial fraudster, was alleged to be a member of a syndicate, which specialized on defrauding people.

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