Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, arrested a suspected fraudster, Elvis Yemaye for allegedly defrauding one A.J. Kuba, to the sum of $19,534 (Nineteen thousand, five hundred and thirty four US dollars)
According to a statement released by the agency, Kuba alleged that Yemaye in collaboration with his cronies had swindled him of huge sum of money running to millions while threatening to release a recorded romance video belonging him to the public.
The complainant noted that Yemaye started his blackmail when the he, the victim decided to back out from an earlier business of making him a beneficiary of his inheritance, a business he later found out to be a scam.
Investigation into the matter revealed that, the suspect falsely represented himself to the unsuspecting Kuba as Chief Barrister Elvis Yemaye. He also parades himself as an official of both the EFCC and the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN using various fictitious e-mails.
It was also discovered that the suspect claimed to be one Tommy Rex Jr., whose picture he used to lure his victim to sending money to him under the pretext of making him a beneficiary of his inheritance.
Yemaye will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded on him.