Actor Olumide Olajide has been Arrested for Defrauding Traders in Oyo with fake Bank Alert
Olumide Olajide who claims to be a Yoruba film actor has been arrested for allegedly defrauding traders in Ibadan, Oyo state with fake bank alerts.
The actor alongside his partner, Wemimo Adeyanju, a HND student of Purchasing and Supply at a polytechnic in the south-west were paraded to the Stat Police Command Headquarters, Eleyle, Ibadan.
On how he generates the fake alert, Olajide said he would get the account number and names of the sellers after buying goods from them, after which he would use the information to generate their details by dialing the USSD code of his bank.
After generating the recipient’s name, he said he would alter the old bank alert of the seller which was sent to him by his bank and change the date and amount and resend same to the recipient. And the fake alert sent will show on the recipient’s phone as a genuine alert from his bank.
According to him, this is the third time of him engaging in the act of which he was caught. A woman recognized him in the market from his display photo on WhatsApp and raised alarm which led to his arrest.