An internet swindler, Afolabi Ojo has been apprehended by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office .The suspected cyber Criminal was allegedly engage in phony online purchases from designated auction sites especially on Facebook and Whatsapp .
The apprehension of Afolabi Ojo, a student of the Polytechnic, Ire, Osun State, was made possible in accordance with thepetition from a plaintiff alleging that sometimes in June, 2017, while window shopping on Instagram, she came across some slippers and shoes on a page “Best Classic Store” owned by one purported Kemisola with WhatsApp number 08106802815 displayed on the page. The transaction turned out to be fraud.
The suspect confessed to have accomplices abroad. He was arrested by the operatives of the Commission at a key location following tip-off In Ibadan.