Babatunde Abiola Fatai, a graduate of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho, Oyo State, has told police how he dates white women via the internet and use their bank accounts for fraudulent activities. Fatai, who is about
to begin NYSC, was arrested for various Internet crimes, including hacking into bank accounts of many people in and outside Nigeria.
He has also once been arrested for robbery and arraigned in court but granted bail. He was recently arrested with the sum of N2.4m in his Ogbomosho hideout. Four cars namely, Honda CRV, a Nissan Altima, a Ford saloon car and a Toyota Camry saloon car were also recovered from him. Fatai said, “It is not easy to do Internet fraud. It takes painstaking effort.
At times, I would go to dating sites to woo both men and women. I would make sure they fall in love with me by regularly sending love and romantic messages and even calling them until I deceived them into giving me their account details. At times, I would send fake emails to bank customers making it look like it emanated from their banks.
Then I would ask them to change their pa$$word, PIN or other bank account security details. They’d be required to input the old and new, but as soon as I get the old pa$$word, I’d use it to h*ck into their accounts, transfer the money to the person I’m dating abroad, who’d later send it to me.”….. in short, weyrey lo ba de, to gt ds money, to dey ball every night n day, he concluded……