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Amotekun Arrests Suspected Fraudster In Osun

The agents of Osun Amotekun have apprehended 51-year-old Adegboroye Adetola Akinola, who is accused of being a fraudster.

Commanding Officer of the Osun Amotekun Corps, Brigadier General Bashir Adewinmbi, rtd, announced this on Sunday.

Akinola, an Igbara Odo native from Ekiti State, was reportedly arrested for allegedly stealing N1,597,000 from nine victims in the Oluyole neighborhood of Ibadan, Oyo State, under the pretense of processing an international passport, a Corporate Affairs Commission registration, according to General Adewinmbi.

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According to the Osun Amotekun boss, “Amotekun Intelligence Operatives swung into action to arrest the suspect immediately after the victim reported the case to the Amotekun Ayedaade Command in Gbongan.

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“During the investigation, the operatives discovered that the suspect had changed his phone number, and relocated from Ibadan to Igbara-Odo in Ekiti State, where he was invited to Gbongan by his girlfriend for business where he was later arrested.

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“The suspect is facing allegations of criminal conspiracy, fraud, impersonation, deceit, cheating, and identity theft. The suspect is using different names and account numbers to defraud his victims.

“Further investigation revealed that the suspect goes by different names such as Ayodeji Harry-young, and Samuel Ayodeji with multiple phone numbers and ATM cards bearing different names that he uses to perpetrate his heinous acts, he confessed to joining 419 gangs in 2003 in Ekiti State,” Adewinmbi said. [CONTINUE READING HERE]

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