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EFCC Arrests Yahoo Boy While Trying To Buy N44m Range Rover With Bitcoin



The Lagos Zonal Office of the Monetary and Financial Crimes Price (EFCC) has arrested eight internet fraudsters, one among whom allegedly tried to buy a Sports activities actions Utility Car (SUV) worth N44million with Bitcoin.

The Nation learnt that Tobiloba Aramide Ogundiyan was accused by EFCC’s Advance Cost Fraud A part of committing on-line fraud and altering his loot to the cryptocurrency.

An EFCC provide talked about Ogundiyan “acquired his ill-gotten wealth from internet fraud, layered it proper right into a Bitcoin account and finally built-in it by approaching a automotive retailer proprietor in Lekki to purchase a Range Rover Vela P380 2018 model worth N44,000,000 ($97,626 USD in Bitcoin) sometime in March 2021”.

Ogundiyan and seven others had been arrested by the price’s Lagos operatives on Would possibly 18, 2021 at River View Property, Lekki, Lagos for alleged computer-related fraud.

The other suspects are Samson Alabi Afolabi; Adebayo Dolapo Olumide; Daniel Boluwatife Akinwunmi; Moses Segun; Kelechi Thankgod Felix; Adeleke Godwin Tofunmi and Adewale Dapo Victor.

The suspects had been talked about to have been found with shows along with digital gadgets (handsets, laptops), distinctive automobiles, pricey jewellery, antiques, and so forth.

The EFCC talked about in the midst of its investigation, it found that other than computer-related fraud, just a few of the suspects had completed the three ranges of money laundering i.e. placement, layering and integration.