Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Man arrested for defrauding victims with fake dollars


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Highsent Nwogu a 60 year old man has been arrested in Lagos State.
According to the State Police command he was arrested for allgedly producing fake dolalrs woth N3m and succeeded in defrauding residents aroudn Ogba area.

Punch gathered that Highsent who is from Umuahia, Abia State went into the washing fake dollars business to make ends meet.His victim was identified as Helen Olajide who he defrauded of  N1.95m. She eventually reported the matter to the police and he was subsequently arrested. While on investigation,police saw fake N3m,chemicals and water drums allegedly used by him


Highsent who is also a grandpa said he began the business four years ago.He admitted defrauding the lady of N1m, adding that he had refunded N400,000.
Nwogu said, “I used a room in my house to wash the dollars. My wife and children were not aware until the police arrested me.

“I want the government to forgive me. I collected N10,000 from my first victim, N30,000 from my second victim and N50,000 from another. I have three persons working with me; I used the money to solve my family problems.”

The victim, Olajide, said she paid the money in three instalments after Nwogu and his accomplices had hypnotised her to pay for the goods.

She said, “I was returning from work on that day, when three men accosted me and said I should follow them to a place to transact business. They said they were into importation and exportation of goods such as computer sets and Brazilian hair.

“I am sure they used some charms because it was after paying money the third time into a bank account I was given that my senses came back.

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