Fake “American Nursing student”, Banker In EFCC Net For Duping An Italian On Internet


By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan.
A fake “American Nursing student” at the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU Ile Ife and a bank have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC operatives in its Ibadan Zonal Office for allegedly defrauding an Italian through the internet.
New Nigerian gathered that the fake “American Nursing student” Taiye Shittu Habibulahi, and the banker, Timothy Adegbaji Ademiju are to be charged to court by the EFCC as soon as investigation into the matter is concluded.
EFCC in a statement on Thursday declared that the student posing as a lady Grace Thomas and the banker allegedly struck a deal with a student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Ondo State, David Olaoluwa Adesubokan, now at large, to obtain by false pretence a loan from an Italian to complete her studies at the Obafemi Awolowo University.
The Italian was said to have offered the monetary assistance to the tune of €2,400 (Two Thousand Four Hundred Euros) which is equivalent of N1,221,600.00 (One Million, Two Hundred and Twenty One Thousand, Six Hundred Naira)
EFCC added that the banker reportedly used his position as the officer in charge of Western Money Transfer to process the fraudulent transactions coming from the Italian to the fake “American Nursing student”
However,the Italian on suspecting a foul play  petitioned the EFCC which led to the arrest of the fake “American Nursing student” and the banker said to be a staff of a new generation bank.


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