Lagos yahoo boy allegedly hacks crypto company’s blockchain and steals over $87m

DAILY GIST HUB gathered A Young Nigerian man identified as Abayomi Segun Oluwasesan, has been detained by International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) officers in Nigeria for allegedly hacking his company’s blockchain and stealing billions of Naira.

According to INTERPOL, Abayomi got a job as a web developer by Afriq Arbitrage System, a worldwide crypto space, on June 15, 2022, but he hacked the platform when his employer, Jesam Micheal, was undergoing a liver transplant surgery and handed the access codes to him.

The suspect Abayomi Segun who was entrusted with sensitive data for the seamless operation of the organization, recruited the services of his cronies, disrupting the platform’s smooth functioning and stealing millions of dollars from hard-earned investors.According to the total estimates, he removed at least $87 million and spent it lavishly.He established Fidoray Autos and imported more than 30 unique wonders on wheels.

Abayomi also acquired a home and obtained a residential abode in the United Kingdom, as well as Tanzania, Dubai, and the UAE.According to Reports , Abayomi Segun spent N450 million on one of his Lagos plazas, N1 billion on landed properties near Dangote refineries, and a billion naira on the interior decorating of his hotel in Mainland, Lagos State.

Reports gathered that He was flying across the world on first-class tickets paid for by investors.

Manuel Santibenez
Manuel Santibenez is the Editor and Publisher of Daily Gist Hub. A native of Kwara state and a Christian by faith. He bagged his Diploma Certificate in Public Administration at the Ogun State Institute Of Technology Igbesa. His networth is estimated around $50k