March 31, 2017

Female Herbalist Arrested By EFCC Over N45m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan zonal office, Oyo State, on Thursday said a herbalist was arrested by its operatives for falsely obtaining N45m from a victim under the pretext of offering herbal and spiritual healing.

The suspect, Aminat Okiribiti, 34, committed the crime with two other accomplices at large, one of who is said to be her husband.

A statement by EFCC Head of Public Affairs in the zone, Ayo Oyewole, said, “Aminat (Okiribiti) was arrested for an alleged case of conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretences. In a rehash of the old infamous advance fee fraud tactic of spiritual help and solution to all problems, a victim recounted her ordeal in the hands of a syndicate to our operatives, signalling a warning to the public.

“Aminat, alongside other three cohorts still at large, conspired, using the decoy of providing cure and spiritual solution to the health challenges of the victim’s children and fleeced her of the sum of N45m.

“Aminat, who is married to one Wande Okiribiti, 47, who is still at large, confessed that some of the money obtained from the victim was collected through her (Aminat’s) bank account domiciled in one of the new generation banks located in Ibadan.”

The statement said Aminat and the victim met sometime in October 2014, at Utako, Abuja, adding that the suspect would be charged to court at the end of investigation.

11 comments:

Hassan Aderemi said...

The husband can only run but cannot hide before the long hands of the law will catch him, both the wife & husband will be prosecuted & send to prison for the offence.

Evestan said...

Listen to others

Sunshow said...

Women too,nothing we no go hear

I. C Bruno said...

Wicked people

abdulrasaq abdulrafii said...

They must be prosecuted

Rosemary Ezeji said...

Her cup is filled up

Oladimeji Seun said...

419. Ole.

Austine Gabriel said...

Weldone madam juju

okorochas justin said...

Pple get owo die...

All is well shaa o...

Queen Abiodun Ogunnika said...

criminal are in every angle now .. they have many methods of robbery

Olisayemk said...

Criminal activities is really on the increase

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