Notorious advance fee fraudster, Adedeji Alumile, a.k.a. Ade Bendel, has been declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
In a public notice signed by the EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, the anti-graft agency stated that Ade Bendel was wanted in a case of criminal conspiracy and obtaining the sum of $7,855,500 and N3,000,000 from a Nigerian while serving a jail term at the Kirikiri Maximum Security Prison, Lagos.
The EFCC described Ade Bendel as light complexioned, slightly built and an average height man in his late fifties.
“He speaks Yoruba and English fluently. His last known address is Victoria Garden City, Lekki, Lagos.
“Anybody having useful information as to his whereabouts should contact the commision in its Enugu, Kano, Lagos, Gombe, Port Harcourt and Abuja offices,” EFCC added.
An Ikeja High Court had on 19 December, 2007 sentenced Ade Bendel to six years imprisonment for defrauding an Egyptian General, Abdel Azim Attia of over $500,000 (N65million) in 2003.