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Suspects Arrested For Defrauding Iseyin Residents Of Over N2M

Some individuals that defrauded innocent victims in Iseyin, Iseyin local government, under the guise of providing loans for businesses have been arrested and will soon be taken to court for prosecution in Ibadan.

According to Iseyin Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mining and Agriculture (ICCIMA), the individuals who comprised of the Operational Manager and his Assistant, as well as some of their marketers (name withheld), were using the name of a registered company in Lagos (BOSARK) to defraud Iseyin people when the body waded in to investigate.

The head of ICCIMA, Mr Sulaymon Taiwo (Olororo) in an interaction with The Chronicler Newspaper, said the fraudulent group entered Iseyin some months ago, when their foot soldiers started reaching out to unsuspecting people, especially farmers and artisans to come and obtain loan.

He maintained that the fraudsters have collected about two million naira from their victims before the ICCMA got wind of the trick and started to investigate, before realizing that the scheme was a fraud and invited the Iseyin command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) for their arrest.

He added that the total amount of money fraudulently collected from the unsuspecting populace have been returned to the NSCDC and called on the victims to go to the corps’ office along Iseyin-Okeho road with proof to get back their money.

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He maintained that the fraudsters have collected about two million naira from their victims before the ICCMA got wind of the trick and started to investigate, before realizing that the scheme was a fraud and invited the Iseyin command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) for their arrest.

He added that the total amount of money fraudulently collected from the unsuspecting populace have been returned to the NSCDC and called on the victims to go to the corps’ office along Iseyin-Okeho road with proof to get back their money.

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“August 2022 was a good and peaceful month ushering many agricultural harvest in Iseyin, until BOSARK surfaced and silently working to almost ruin the peace of the naturally endowed Land. Barely 2month earlier some tricksters walked in and sold false businesses to our unsuspecting indigenes carting away our peoples’ hard earned cash running into millions.

“Pay this get this trick business. BOSARK stylishly walked in and employed some foot soldiers who started to do an house to house business canvass for them, we got to know about them and their office address in a remote street in Ekunle area. Most banks are located on the main street for security and safety.

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“Their mode of operation raised our curiosity and Iseyin Chambers of Commerce Mines and Agriculture decided to register with them to get the clue about their operational tricks. Two weeks after this findings, Civil Defense Corps was invited and proper case was registered against BOSARK. Their operational license was not available and was not on display, no any sign of proper documentation or authorization was presented during our fact finding hence, Iseyin Chambers called for their arrest and their addresses were not tallying with the one on the CAC registered companies.



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