Alleged fraudster arraigned by EFCC for duping Malaysian in love scam


A man, Muhammad Alyassau, has been arraigned before Justice Hannatu A.L Balogun by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kaduna Zonal Command, on a two-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence.

Alayssau was arrested following intelligence on his alleged fraudulent activities on the internet.

He was said to have posed as a female Malaysian to induce one Nor Rahem to send money in tranches of foreign currencies into his nominated account 154110205463 in Maybank, with account name Hafizan Hamid, on the pretext that they were in a romantic relationship.

The investigation had revealed that the defendant had three different active Malaysian WhatsApp numbers in…

Source: Nigerian Tribune