EFCC arrests man for alleged visa scam (photo)

EFCC arrests man for alleged visa scam (photo)

- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Akomolehin Johnson Olusesan over visa scam

- EFCC arrested Olusesan in Ibadan zonal office, Oyo state capital

- The commission said the suspect will soon be charged to court

The Ibadan Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested one Akomolehin Johnson Olusesan a suspected Visa racketeer.

According to a statement obtained by NAIJ.com through the commission's Facebook page, the suspect, a self styled Canadian citizen was arrested following a petition on his alleged involvement in the issuance of fake Canadian visa to unsuspecting members of the public.

Akomolehin Johnson Olusesan a suspected Visa racketeer. Photo credit: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

Akomolehin Johnson Olusesan a suspected Visa racketeer. Photo credit: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

Olusesan was said to have defrauded his victims of different sums totally about N3m (three million naira). According to some of the victims, the suspect allegedly charge between N200, 000 (two hundred thousand naira) to N1m (one million naira) per visa.

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The commission said eight of the victims have come forward to volunteer useful information to the agency.

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Copies of fake Canadian visas were recovered from the suspect at the point of arrest. The suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that EFCC northeast zone said it had arrested 191 suspects and recovered N111 million (N110,820,023) in the area from January to July.

In the video below; the EFCC organised a march tagged ‘walk against corruption’ in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Source: Naij.com

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