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EFCC: Businessman aressted for allegedly committing N12.1m oil fraud

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Abdulhafiz Umar Barau

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has on September 21, 2016 arrested a businessman, Abdulhafiz Umar Barau for allegedly obtaining the sum of N12,150, 000 (Twelve Million One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) by false pretense

The content of the statement released today by the anti-graft agency  revealed that 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.

Meanwhile the 38-year-old suspect had assured Yyang-Bot 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 it.

Barau will be charged to court at the end of investigation

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