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EFCC Arrests Man for N14 million Employment Scam

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By Biola Lawal

Kano:  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  has arrested Hassan Babangida Hassan for alleged forgery, criminal conspiracy and employment scam of over N14 Million.

EFCC Spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren said in a statement that the suspect was arrested by the Commission’s operatives in Kano.

”He was arrested in Kano,  on Wednesday, September7, 2022   based on alleged fraudulent claims of being an employment agent that could secure jobs for applicants in different  ministries and parastatals.

According to the statement, Hassan allegedly defrauded an applicant,  Usman Rilwan, of the sum of N14,950, 000( Fourteen Million, Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand  Naira), in the guise of getting a paid job for him.

Rilwan  alleged that he paid  the suspect the money as a “facilitation fee” to “process” the offer of the job.   Hassan allegedly  issued his victim an appointment letter,  which , upon presentation was discovered to be fake

The suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded. (Flowerbudnews)