Irabor Kennedy Osasogie has been detained by agents from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s (EFCC) Benin Zonal Command on suspicion of fraud. According to AMILOADED.
This was stated in a statement that the commission distributed to journalists on Friday.
The 21-year-old was recently detained, the commission claims, as a result of a petition filed by a German resident named Antje who claimed the suspect robbed her of $17,000. (N13,311,00 million).
The petitioner alleged that after being duped out of $68,000 by a man named Michael Patrick, she contacted Osasogie over social media. She claimed Osasogie pledged to help her get the money back but instead robbed her of $17,000.
“The suspect initially stated that he had only received €12,850 from the petitioner.
When the inquiry is over, the suspect will be charged in court. added the release.