"The preliminary investigation revealed that the convicted person, against established standard practice, had access to the Internet and a cellphone at the correctional center, where he is supposed to be serving his prison," the commission commented. those who helped move him from the hospital to hotels and other social engagements are already under investigation. "
Wilson Uyugaryn, a spokesman for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, declined to provide details on how Aroke was able to attend social events and receive bonuses as an inmate. He said he could not say whether he paid prison staff in exchange for brief liberty.
"Anything under investigation cannot be
In order to carry out his transactions, Aroke used a false name, Akinwunmi Sorinmade, to open two accounts, authorities said. He also bought homes in posh neighborhoods. and a series of luxury cars registered in the name of his wife, authorities said.
"The convict also had the bank account of his wife in prison, with which he freely transferred funds
2012 about internet fraud after returning from Malaysia At the time, he told his victims that he was a computer science student at the University of Kuala Lumpur, but that he was "the head of an arrow of a complex Internet fraud network that spans two continents "
Three years later he was convicted and imprisoned
In the latest scam, he targeted victims in different countries, Uwajaran said, declining to give details of which countries he was referring to. an ongoing investigation.