Japa: EFCC nabs serial visa scammer in Abuja luxury hotel

Japa: EFCC nabs serial visa scammer in Abuja luxury hotel


THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested an alleged serial visa scammer who specializes in duping Nigerians desperate to migrate to Canada, a move popularly referred to as ‘Japa’.

The 32-year-old suspect, Enock Ifeoluwa Ogungbamigbe, preys on citizens looking to relocate to the second largest country in the world either for work or to further their education, delivering fake visas and job offers to his victims.

Ogungbamigbe, who owns a Garden in Mpape, a suburb of Abuja, was picked up on Friday, March 17, at Transcorp Hotel, Abuja by EFCC operatives when he responded to an appointment to procure a visa for a supposed applicant intending to migrate to Canada. Unknown to him that it was a bait.

His arrest followed a petition by a victim who lost N5million to the suspect as processing fees for Visa to Canada.

The suspect had also promised the victim a job upon arrival in Canada. But he allegedly only delivered fake visas to the victims and all efforts to recover the money were…


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