NSCDC arrests Olawale Mayowa over fake bank alert

A suspect arrested by EFCC just an illustration for Mayowa

A suspect arrested by EFCC just an illustration for Mayowa

By Muftau Ogunyemi/Akure

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC), Ondo State Command, has arrested a 24- year-old man, Olawale Mayowa, for purchasing goods with fake bank alert.

Daniel Aidamenbor, the command’s Public Relations Officer(PRO), made this known in a statement on Saturday in Akure.

Aidamenbor said the suspect was tracked and arrested in Osogbo, Osun, on April 14, by the Counter Terrorism Unit of the command.

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“The Ondo Command in its dogged commitment to rid the state of all forms of criminality has arrested a 24-year-old Olawale Mayowa for generating a fake alert of the sum of N310,000.

“Mayowa made the fake alert in two tranches of N300,000 and N10,000 for a laptop he ordered from an Akure based computer trader,” he said.

He said the suspect would be charged to court for obtaining goods under false pretences after the conclusion of investigation.

Aidamenbor advised the general public to be conscious of who they transact business with and should always verify all monetary transactions

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