Mrs Aminat Okiribiti, 34, who has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal office, for allegedly defrauding a woman of N45 million is to be charged to court, once investigation is concluded
The victim (name withheld) was said to have sought spiritual help for certain diseases from the syndicate who offered to cure her children’s health challenges.
Mrs Okiribiti “belongs” to a four-member syndicate, three of who are at large.
The victim had met Mrs Okiribiti’s husband, Wande, in Utako area of Abuja in 2014 while searching for cure for her children’s health challenges.
Posing as a local herb hawker and a spiritualist, Mr Wande Sesan Okiribiti allegedly lured her into believing he can cure the ailments.
An EFCC source disclosed that Aminat, whose husband, 47, (at large), “confessed” some of the money obtained from the victim was paid through her bank account at Ibadan.
She made various payments as advised totalling N45 million.
It was when request for money became endless that the victim discovered she was in the hands of fraudsters, an action which made her forwarded a petition to the EFCC.