EFCC Nabs Man for N14m Employment Scam

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  have arrested Hassan Babangida Hassan for alleged criminal conspiracy, employment scam and forgery.

He was arrested in Kano,  on Wednesday, September7, 2022   based on alleged fraudulent claims of being an employment agent that could secure jobs for applicants in different  ministries and parastatals.

  He allegedly defrauded an applicant,  Usman Rilwan, of the sum of N14,950, 000( Fourteen Million, Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand  Naira), in the guise of getting a paid job for him.  

Rilwan  alleged that he paid  the suspect the money as a “facilitation fee” to “process” the offer of the job.   Hassan allegedly  issued his victim an appointment letter,  which , upon presentation was discovered to be fake.

The suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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