Nigeria Customs Arrest Nigeria’s Most Wanted and Bad Job Scammer
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has arrested one of Nigeria’s most wanted notorious fraudsters who had been declared wanted by some security agencies in the country.
The spokesperson of the Nigeria Customs Service, Wale Adeniyi has confirmed that one of Nigeria’s most wanted notorious fraudsters, Abubakar Rilwan, who is involved in online advertising scams on non-existing vacancies in government agencies, and declared wanted by some security agencies, have been finally arrested by the officials of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS).
Speaking on the capture of the suspected kingpin, a top customs officer stated: “Abubakar Rilwan, who is evidently disabled is one of the principal actors and suspect in a job/auction scam syndicate. Whatever he lacks in physical ability, he makes up for in his exceptional ability to manipulate and swindle his victims.
“He has duped desperate job and auction seekers to the tune of over 20 million naira, sometimes using the services of lawyers.
“In one of his escapades, he collected money from 7 (seven) job seekers in Taraba State, issued them fake appointment letters, and caused them to travel all the way to Bayelsa State for fake training. They got there before realizing they were duped,” the officer said.
While Rilwan is currently in the custody of the Nigeria Customs Service undergoing further investigation, other security agencies that had declared him wanted for related offences are waiting to interrogate him.
Source: Premium Times