Ogun State Special Assistant to Governor Dapo Abiodun, Abidemi Rufai has been arrested at JFK airport in New York, United States for filing $650 million COVID-19 unemployment fraud in the United States known as EDD.
Abidemi, a former House of Representatives aspirant has been alleged of defrauding Washington Employment Security Department during Pandemic. The suspect allegedly submitted lots of unemployment claims using stolen identities between March and October 2020.
According to a blog vyral trend, a Federal judge issued a warrant to Gmail allowing investigators to search his Gmail account where they found out his Nigeria phone number he had linked with the account. The recovery number was the same he used in his 2019 US visa application, investigators also found a massive cache of tax refunds and evidence that he had engaged in numerous other fraud charges.