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How 23-yr-old man blackmailed Otedola, Tinubu, others with online stories

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Detectives at the Special Fraud Unit, SFU, Milverton, Ikoyi, Lagos, have arrested a 23-year-old suspected fraudster, who allegedly blackmails eminent personalities in the country through a website.

Some of his targets were Femi Odetola, Wale Tinubu and other high profile businessmen and women. The suspect, Babatunde Oyebode, according to the unit, would write fictitious stories about his targets on the website (naijagistlife.com), accusing them of infidelity, as well as superimposing nude pictures on them.

Thereafter, he would allegedly demand for huge amount of money to lift the pictures from the site.

Vanguard, October 25th

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