Woman, 42, in police net over N34.8m fraud in Katsina | Dailytrust

Woman, 42, in police net over N34.8m fraud in Katsina

A 42-year-old woman, Hajarat Egbunu, was Wednesday paraded by the Katsina Police Command over a job scam.

Egbunu allegedly collected N34,800,000 from her unsuspecting victims who were issued with fake appointment letters with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

The suspect is said to be a former staff of the Nigerian Immigration Service(NIS) based in Abuja.

According to the police, her victims were promised jobs with the ECOWAS headquarters, Abuja which will fetch each of them a N3m monthly salary.

The police said the victims later discovered that the ECOWAS appointments letters sent to them on line were fake after they made a payment of N3.5m each to the suspect. 

Egbunu was arrested on October 4 when the police arrested one Ibrahim El-Maki who was her link with the victims.

The suspect was said to have defrauded job seekers of over N100m from different places. 

In another development, the police have paraded a woman, Afusatu Adamu who was said to be the widow of a late bandits’ Commander known as ‘Shamandaji’.

Adamu was caught with one hundred and fifty pieces of an illicit injection in Dandume Local Government Area of the state while on her way to supply bandits in the forest.

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