A banker and Account Officer with Access Bank, Ojo Adefemi Adedoyin, who allegedly connived with one Favour Oriafoh, 30, to defraud a Hong Kong nationwide, Xu Yue of £79,000 (Seventy Nine Thousand Pounds) have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,EFCC, Uyo zonal office.
Their arrest obtained right here, following investigation proper right into a petition obtained from the Hong Kong Police Force, that the youthful lady was a sufferer of romance rip-off traced to Nigeria.
Admitting to the crime, Oriafoh who goes by the con title, Terry Mac, confessed that he opened a FaceBook account inside the title, merely to defraud whoever falls prey to his baits.
“She had fallen in love with me as Terry Mac, a football agent,” he said.
He thereafter took advantage of her love and defrauded her of the said amount, using the domiciliary account of 1 Adeyemi Hassan Adedeji.
During interrogation, he confessed that the Banker, Adedoyin, equipped him with the domiciliary account data to which the money was transferred to.
“The agreement was that whatever funds were received through the account, the account officer and the owner of the account will be entitled to 15 per cent of the funds,” he confessed.
The Banker has made useful data to the Commission they usually’ll shortly be charged to courtroom.