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INTERPOL Arrest Two Nigerians For Scamming German Company Of ‎€14.7 Million Over COVID-19

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INTERPOL Arrest Two Nigerians For Scamming German Company Of ‎€14.7 Million Over COVID-19

Two Nigerian men have been arrested by INTERPOL, for alledgedly defrauding a German company of ‎€14.7 million in a COVID-19-related scale, Nigerian police said on Sunday.

50-year-old Babatunde Adesanya and Akinpelu Hassan Abass, 41, were accused of cloning the corporate website of ILBN Holdings BV, Holland, to defraud one Freiherr Fredrick Von Hahn, a representative of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia.

“Discrete investigations by INTERPOL Nigeria revealed that the suspects and their Holland-based cohorts, one Eduardus Boomstra and Geradius Maulder specialised in identity theft, cyber-stalking, cloning of corporate websites amongst other cyber mischiefs to defraud unsuspecting members of the public across the world,” Nigerian police said in a statement.

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