Nigeria: Four Suspects in ICPC Custody for alleged Job Racketeering
London, September 1, 2018 (AltAfrica)-Four suspected members of a criminal syndicate that specialise in duping unsuspecting job-seekers with fake employment letters for a fee are now singing like parrot in the custody of the Nigeria Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).
They are, Jibrin Babagana, 42 years old; Ado Abdu, 61; Sabo Abdullahi, 52; and Salisu Abubakar, 35.
The suspects, AltAfrica.com learnt were arrested by men of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) in Kano and handed over to ICPC for issuing scam NIS employment letters.
Spokesperson for the anti-graft commission, Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa while confirming the report said, preliminary investigations have revealed that the suspects defrauded six persons to the tune of N900, 000 by assuring them of employment at the cost of N150,000 each.
She added that the suspects have been granted bail by the Commission and that they will be released as soon as their bail conditions are met pending investigations to unravel the full extent of their alleged crime.