June 19, 2018

Fake police officer caught after duping 17 persons

Fake police officer caught after duping 17 persons

A baker, Kabiru Oladipupo, an Osun State indigene, who claimed to hail from Osun State has revealed how he and an accomplice, Hassan Olayiwola, invited 17 job seekers in a job recruitment scam for the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad.

In the fake recruitment, Oladipupo duped his “candidates” to the tune of N391,550.  The suspect claimed that Olayiwola, who is currently at large, was the mastermind of the scam but absconded when their activities were discovered.He said, “I was invited by him (Olayiwola). He told me he wanted to give me a job. He said I would be offered a job with SARS. “He told me to look for 17 people also who have O’ Level qualifications and collect N10,000 from each of them.

All the 17 people paid N10,000 each. But when I called to inform him about the money paid, his number was no longer going through.”

While parading the suspect and others in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital on Thursday, the Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Olusola Amore, stated that on January 8, Azeez Ibrahim and 17 others reported at G Division, Oloje, Ilorin that in September 2016, Oladipupo of Gaa-Saka area of Ilorin presented himself to them as a Federal SARS officer. Read more 

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