has been arrested by the police in Lagos State for allegedly stealing
the Automated Teller Machine card of a clubber, identified only as Alli,
and withdrawing N300,000 from the victim’s bank account.
transaction on his phone without knowing that the suspect was spying on
him and had in the process memorised his PIN.
made an initial withdrawal of N90,000 from the victim’s bank account
through the ATM card, before buying phones and clothes through POS
of the Lagos State Police Command were said to have launched a manhunt
for Imoleayo after the victim reported the incident.
arrested along with three accomplices, including her boyfriend, Adeyinka
Ayodele, with whom she allegedly spent the loot in the Itori area of
deal with the issue, I got another debit alert for buying two Infinix
phones totalling N84,000. I was confused and shocked.
lodged a complaint on Monday at my bank and I was told that the
withdrawals and shoppings were legitimately done by me.
steal N20,000, but was tempted to take more when she saw there was a lot
of money in the victim’s account.
banking transaction on his phone, I intended to withdraw only N20,000
out of his bank account and then destroy the card.
checked the account balance, I was shocked to see he had a lot of money.
Afterwards, I withdrew another N70,000 that day.
boyfriend, who instructed me not to destroy the card, but that I should
come to Itori, Ogun State, where he resides.
phones valued at N84,000; clothes valued at N126,000; and recharge
cards, valued at N2,500.
together that the woman ran away with his ATM card. The police recovered
some of the items bought with the money.”
command, SP Dolapo Badmos, confirmed the incident, adding that the
suspects and exhibits had been transferred to the State Criminal
Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba, for prosecution.