27 year old David Otubambo was apprehended by the lagos state police command for allegedly defrauding people of their money and valuables in the form of fake bank alerts and transfers.
David was nabbed following his recent business transaction,which was reported on May 12,where he came to a phone vendor,picked up some phones worth N377,500 and offered to make a transfer,with claims that he was out of cash.few minutes later David generated a fake debit alert of the amount and showed it to the seller,The phone seller released the phones to him on seeing the debit alert.Efforts to reach him later were abortive.
However,the police arrested Marian Amuche,David’s alleged girlfriend,who took them to David’s hideout and he was apprehended.Exhibits recovered from him were 2 phones,1 i-phone,over 10 different sim cards belonging to different networks and a lawyers gown.
David upon interrogation accepted to have committed the crime,He further explained that his first fraud attempt was in port harcourt,where he defrauded a car seller of a car worth N5million with a fake bank alert.
David,further stated that he was a student of American University,but dropped out thereafter after he couldn’t pay his fees.
The police officer stated that investigations were still ongoing and that he would be charged to court at the end of the investigation.