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EFCC arrests son, father for alleged internet fraud

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The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) is grilling a father, Isa Bola Bakare, and his son, Malik Giles Bakare over alleged conspiracy on computer-related fraud.

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They have been apprehended for allegedly acquiring cash by false pretence and retention of proceeds of illegal actions.

Malik was arrested by officers of the Nigeria Police, Pressure CID, Alagbon in Lagos on Could 31, 2021, and handed over to the EFCC.

In a press release on Wednesday, EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren mentioned Malik acted as a “intermediary”.

“He connects web fraudsters across the globe with pickers, and receives some proportion on each profitable transaction”, it learn.

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Throughout preliminary investigation, the daddy appeared on the EFCC to say the N46 million Vary Rover SUV recovered from Malik.

Uwujaren mentioned the senior Bakare was arrested after he failed to supply a passable rationalization of how he acquired it.

Gadgets seized from the suspects embody the car, an iPhone 12 Professional Max, an iPhone 8 and “some incriminating objects”.

The daddy and son might be charged to court docket after the conclusion of the total investigation.

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