EFCC nabs foreign job scammers in Kaduna

Operatives of the Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested one Obi Sobenna Jude and Robert Sunday Olaoluwa, for defrauding applicants, through job scam, by posing as foreigners working for American companies on the internet.

The intelligence report was received and acted on by the Intelligence and Special Operations Section, ISOS, of the Kaduna zone.

Recovered items from the suspects

Upon receipt of the intel, operatives swung into action and stormed the residence of the suspects on February 29, 2020, at New GRA, Bayan Gida Yerima Gyade, Bauchi State where they were arrested.

Under cross-examination, they confessed to the fact that they had been using different techniques to defraud their victims, principally through the website: snagajob.com (a supposed job advert platform), where they posed as hiring managers of TTEC, reputable company in USA and paxful.com (another supposed platform) for trading bitcoins.

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