A 24-year-old man, Bright Joseph who advertises non existent eggs on social media and proceeds to dupe unsuspecting individuals has been apprehended by the Osun State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
According to the NSCDC the suspect collected money from his clients under the guise of supplying them with eggs.
In a statement released on Thursday, January 27, the State Commandant of the agency Emmanuel Ocheja, said that the culprit was arrested in January.
The statement read: “A 37-year-old woman, Halima Ashifa, who resides at Sanngo Otta, Ogun state signified interest in the supply and established contact with the suspect. She eventually made a cash transfer of a total sum of N55,000 in two instalments of N7500 and N47,500 for the eggs on 21 and 25 of January, 2022 respectively.
“The money was deposited in a GTB account which the suspect claimed was the account belonging to his company secretary whereas the account number actually belongs to a Point of Sales (POS) operator at Owode-Ede.”