A 39-year-old self-acclaimed Pastor, Micheal Ogundepo, has been arrested by the personnel of the Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) over N1.6million visa fraud.
Ogundepo was arrested for scamming one Miss Fagbuyiro Ajetomobi Yemi, to the tune of N1,670,000, under the pretence of helping her to obtain Visa.
The Hope Metro gathered that the suspect resides at No 15, Ewu Agbo street, Ikorodu, Lagos State.
He was reportedly arrested following an invitation by the personnel of the security agency, to come and collect money for a visa, without knowing it was a bait
The Hope Metro learnt that invitations earlier sent to him following the complaint by the lady he duped, were severally turned down.
He reportedly gave the excuse that he was out of the country.
The suspect, according to sources, usually use a fake international number to disguise when calling the victim.
Sources said that the suspect held on to the victim’s passport for over two months and fraudulent converted her money to his personal use.
Speaking on the arrest of the suspect, the spokesperson for the state command of the NSCDC, Aidamenbor Daniel, said that the command invited the suspect severally, but he declined the invitation.