EFCC Arrests Businessman For N12.1m Oil Fraud


Staff of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission(EFCC)

The EFCC, on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 arrested a businessman, Abdulhafiz Umar Barau, for allegedly obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N12,150, 000( Twelve Million One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira).

As contained in a press statement issued by the Commission’s Spokesmn Wilson Ujuwaren, the complainant, Dusus Yyang Bot, allegedly supplied 90,000(Ninety Thousand) litres of  Automobile Gas Oil (AGO) worth N12, 150,000 to the suspect sometime in January this year.

The 38-year-old suspect had assured the complainant that he would pay the agreed sum of money after the product was delivered to him.

However, the complainant alleged that the suspect could not be reached any more after receiving the product.

The suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded

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