Female accounting student arrested for fraud in Edo

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Suspected female fraudster with her accomplice

Jethro Ibileke/Benin

A 22-year old 300-level Accounting student of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma who identified herself as Benedicta Otaigbe, has been arrested by the anti-fraud unit of the Edo State Police Command.

She was among 48 suspects arrested by the police command for various offences ranging from kidnapping, armed robbery, fraud, cultism and were paraded to journalists at the police headquarters in Benin.

The suspects were paraded shortly after operatives of the command engaged in Operation Show of Force, to demonstrate their readiness to protect lives and properties of Edo residents.

She claimed to have given her account number and Bank Verification Number (BVN), to one Eromosele Anaho, who conspired with others now at large, to defraud unsuspecting bank customers.

Benedicta admitted receiving N20, 000 as commission from…

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