$3Million Fraud: EFCC Arrests Imam Over Claims To Transfer Qur’anic Knowledge

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EFCC
Economic and Financial Crime Commission

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commissions, EFCC Kaduna Zonal Office has arrested one Mallam Abdulrashid Imam for defrauding one Arc. Mohammed Dewu, to the tune of over $3, 024, 000 (Three Million and Twenty Four Thousand Million United State Dollars).

The arrest came as a result of a petition written by one Arc. Dewu who alledged that sometime in October, 2019, the suspect fraudulently collected the money from him claiming that he has the ability to impact Qur’anic knowledge to him by inserting a complete Quran into his head through the aids of Jinns (spirits) he is working with.

The petitioner further alleged that subsequently to facilitate the realization of this fact, the suspect made him purchase items as follows:

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Two number of bottle perfume at N70,000; One bottle of special perfume at N160,000; One bottle of perfume for the medicine of his mother’s leg sickness at N550,000; Set of 60 perfumes to activate the Qur’anic verses that will be implanted into his brain by the powers of jinn (spirits) at N1,680,000; Two mobile phones and SIM cards at N20,000; Thirty buckets of honey that will enable him transfer the Qur’anic verses to his brain.

He further alleged that the suspect asked him to facilitate money which is to be given in United State Dollars, in which he paid the sum of $24,000 in the third week of October, 2019.

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The suspect also asked the petitioner to pay $120,000 to help him secure money that will be dropping in two boxes in his room.

Meanwhile, Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has convicted and sentenced one Oseni Iyere to seven years imprisonment for N32m fraud.

The convict was arraigned by the EFCC on March 9, 2017 on a three-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence and stealing to the tune of N32m.

He was alleged to have dishonestly converted for his own use, the sum of N17, 164,000 (Seventeen Million, One Hundred and Sixty-Four Thousand Naira) property of Terrychrista Energy Nigeria Limited which was entrusted with him for the purchase of petroleum products.

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