RCCG Pastor defrauds over 300 in Akwa Ibom

IBOM AIR: RCCG Pastor arrested for defrauding over 300 in Akwa Ibom

RCCG Pastor defrauds over 300 in Akwa Ibom 3

The Police Command in Akwa Ibom State, has arrested a Pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Dignity Lazarus, for allegedly defrauding over 300 persons in Akwa Ibom State.

The suspect who was arrested at the popular Emerald Lounge, Osongama Estate, Saturday June, 15, 2019, at about 10 am, is said to have told his victims that he is the Special Assistant to the Governor on employment matters.

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Investigation shows that Lazarus uses Emerald lounge as his meeting point to defraud his unsuspecting victims, and has already given fake employment letters to over 100 persons, with over 200 billed to receive their letters on Monday, June 17.

Lazarus is said to have fraudulently collected his victims between 100,000 to 250.000 to help them secure a job with Ibom Air.

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However, luck ran out of the fraudster when he attempted to dupe this reporter. But on sighting the fake Ibom Air Employment Form, the Journalist swiftly alerted the relevant authorities and this led to his immediate arrest.

Items recovered from the suspect include: Completed forms of Ibom Air application letters, several passport photographs, laptop used in printing the fake forms, several signed recommendation letters from the office of the governor and two Android devices.

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The suspect is providing the police with useful information which will help in unraveling the antics of fraudsters in the state.

The suspet is said to be in his mid 30s, and married with two kids.

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