FRAUD: Zamfara Fake Police Commissioner Defrauds Senator of N1.8m
The Zamfara State Police Command has arrested a fraudster who allegedly impersonated a commissioner of police. Briefing newsmen in Gusau, the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Mohammed Shehu, said, “One Ibrahim Mohammed of Moriki town in Zamfara State has been parading himself as CP Usman Nagogo in charge of Zamfara.
According to Shehu, the fake police commissioner had first succeeded in deceiving the senator through phone calls as N1.6m was transferred into his account. Another N200,000 was also transferred to the fake CP by the senator as Sallah gift to buy ram.
The fake CP had also called the lawmaker on phone and told him that he gave him three slots for cadet ASP and three slots for cadet inspector, demanding the senator to pay N2m for the slots.
Following the development, the senator directed his personal assistant to transfer N1.6m to the suspect.