A 24-year-old internet fraudster, Isibor Ehichioya Hillary, has been arrested for defrauding a Finnish Police woman, Raiji, of the sum of N73.63million, 178,000 euros.
Hillary who hails from Edo state,pretended to be an American soldier serving in Iraq, Marco Paulo.
The graduate of Civil Engineering from Ambrose Ali University, Epkoma, almost pushed the Finnish woman to commit suicide after swindling the money which she took as a loan from a bank in Finland.
Based on her petition, the IGP directed his operatives at the IRT to trail and arrest all the suspects involved in the scam.
During his confession ,Hillary said
“I spent two years in Turkey where I was taught internet fraud by one Mr. Kalu who owns a cyber café. What I specialized on was to provide account for fraudsters across the globe. The first person I provided an account for was known as peter and I also ventured into dating.”
“The property I have acquired from the business are Toyota Corolla 2014 model which I bought for N3.8million, a Toyota Matrix which I bought for N1.6million. I also bought a land property for N2million and I rented an apartment for N880,0000.”
“The total money I have in my bank account is N8million. I am very sorry about the crime I have committed, therefore I am pleading for mercy from the police. My facebook account has been blocked over my fraudulent activities. I have defrauded so many white women using my facebook account, including one Raiji from Finland. I took a total of 178,000 euro from her. My own share was 82,000 euro”.