How Kwara POS Operator Fast Forwarded With N280m Transferred To His Account Erroneously
- How a Kwara POS operator bought houses, cars and sponsored people to less Hajj with N280m mistakenly transferred to his account
- sources who spoke to the publication revealed that Rafiu spent millions on houses, cars, and even sponsored people for the smallest Hajj in Saudi Arabia, which surprised them.
The Kwara State Police Command has arrested a point of sale (POS) operator, identified as Alfa Rafiu, for allegedly spending the sum of N280 million erroneously transferred to his bank account.
The suspect, who resides in Akuji compound, Abayawo area of Ilorin West Local Government Area of the state, received the money in batches of several million Naira a few weeks ago and started to spend immediately, Nigerian Tribune reports.
Neighbors of the suspect and those close to him said they were surprised how Rafiu suddenly started living big and became a big spender.
A source who spoke to the publication revealed that Rafiu spent millions on houses, cars, and even supporting people for the smallest Hajj in Saudi Arabia, which surprised them.
“Instead of drawing the attention of the bank that transferred the large funds to his account by mistake, he went ahead quickly.
“Rafiu bought houses and cars and sponsored people for the smallest Hajj. Although he was generous to several people in the community, some residents were surprised by his sudden wealth as a POS operator,” the source said.
The spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, who confirmed the arrest on Tuesday said, “He was arrested by the Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID) from Alagbon-Close, Ikoyi, Lagos which makes him a out of our jurisdiction.”