Abeokuta – A man was arrested in Ogun State for claiming to be selling a car through public auction by Customs Service, AllAfrica reports.
The suspect, Peter (his other names were withheld), was arrested after a manhunt by police. He had already collection N200 000 from his victim who believed he bought the car from a Customs Service auction.
The victim transferred the money into the account of the suspect and was supposed to meet up for the public auction in Agbara, after the victim realised he was defrauded he contacted the police.
The suspect admitted he was part of a syndicate and the police are intensifying efforts to find the rest of the syndicate.
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