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EFCC arraigns Crime Alert CEO for alleged N35m fraud

By Rotimi Agboluaje, Ibadan
21 October 2021   |   4:00 am
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Ibadan Zonal Command, has arraigned one Olaniyan Gbenga Amos popularly called Crime Alert and his company, Detorrid Heritage Investment Limited before Justice Uche Agomoh of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Ibadan Zonal Command, has arraigned one Olaniyan Gbenga Amos popularly called Crime Alert and his company, Detorrid Heritage Investment Limited before Justice Uche Agomoh of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State.

Amos and his company were arraigned on a 35 -count charge bordering on conspiracy, operating business of other financial institutions and obtaining money under false pretense to the tune of N35, 000,000.00.

Amos was arrested following petitions by victims, alleging that Amos through his company, Detorrid Heritage Investment Nigeria Limited (DHIL) popularly known as Crime Alert Security Network Investment, induced them to invest in a network scheme which offered a monthly 30 per cent returns on investment.

One of the counts state: “That you Olaniyan Gbenga Amos and Detorrid Heritage Investment Limited between August, 2019 and May, 2021 at Ibadan, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, without license, operate business of other financial institutions and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 58(1) and punishable under section 59(6) (a and b) of the Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act, Cap B3 Laws of the Federation Nigeria, 2004.”