Twenty-seven-year-oldschool suspected SIM card hacker, Ayoola Olalekan, modified into arrested by the Osun Speak Police Enlighten and paraded alongside a robbery syndicate. Following interrogation by the police, Ayoola, who had been parading himself as a hip-hop artiste admitted being a hacker who withdraws money from his victims’ bank accounts using their SIM playing cards and bank verification numbers (BVN). In an interview with TOBA ADEDEJI, he explains how he goes about his operations.
What is your name?
My name is Ayoola Olalekan. I am a hip-hop artiste. I am 27 years oldschool and I stay in Ibadan.
What is your tutorial qualification?
I dropped out after I modified into in Senior Secondary Faculty, SS 2. My father took one other wife who modified into no longer treating me neatly, so I ran faraway from home. I then went to Lagos the establish I modified into taught the system to hack into individuals’s SIM playing cards and transfer money from their bank accounts.
What number of songs have you ever produced as a hip-hop artiste?
I if truth be told have produced four songs, and I will say them interested by you now.
Why did you project into hacking into peoples’ bank accounts and withdrawing their money?
At a degree, I went to learn aluminium job, but I left the job to launch this ‘Wire Wire job’ and it modified into paying me neatly. I bought a complete bunch money from the hacking job.
Who taught you the job?
I modified into launched to the job in Mushin, Lagos. My master is now in Dubai.
Why had been you arrested with an armed robbery gang?
There modified into a boy called Samuel. I didn’t know that he modified into into robbery. He called me one day that there modified into an iPhone 6X I desired to hack the SIM card. I went to satisfy him at Toll Gate in Ibadan. He advised me that the phone had been with him for more than 5 days; that I desired to hack the SIM and transfer the money from the bank accounts of the owner.
I checked the phone but I will even no longer earn any contact and the Bank Verification Quantity (BVN) of the sufferer. I logged into the iCloud myth, but I will even no longer earn any clue to hack the bank myth until I loggef into the electronic mail tackle of the phone owner the establish I seen the BVN. I enter the BVN in my hacking instrument and seen the person’s name, date of birth and tackle. I registered the parable and I started transferring his money from his bank accounts.
Why modified into it so tough for the police to trace and arrest you?
I am so factual and I don’t create errors. After I bought an alert SIM that I’ve to withdraw money from, I will open one other fictitious myth using the BVN of my old sufferer, then I transfer money into the parable for withdrawal. Any time the police must arrest me, they’ll arrest the owner of the BVN of my old sufferer.
How but but again and but but again have you ever performed this?
Limitless times. I if truth be told have seen a complete bunch money.
Which year did you launch hacking into individuals’s alert SIMs?
I will’t keep in mind.
What modified into the ideal sum of cash you transferred at a plug because you started the job?
5 hundred thousand naira. But I if truth be told have realised a complete bunch money with the hacking of alert SIMs.
Is it that you just would per chance well maybe specialize in to hack into individuals’s accounts without having their ATM playing cards while you have their SIM playing cards?
Yes! I take a look at the social media to take a look at for their date of birth. Essentially based fully mostly on the details gathered, I direct the login particulars.
How had been you arrested?
The police had been trailing and monitoring me for a protracted time, but I shuted between Ibadan and Abeokuta and this made it tough for them to arrest me. They then arrested somebody very discontinuance to me; the Disk Jockey (DJ) who modified into helping me to include my songs. I modified into arrested in Ibadan.
Is there an incantation or a charm you create to wait for your operation?
No! I ideal plug to pastors and alfas (Muslim clerics) to pray. I’m going to mosques and church buildings to pray for God’s mercy sooner than I launch hacking into my victims’ bank accounts to withdraw their money. I if truth be told have below no circumstances performed a charm in a herbalist’s home. I don’t have an incision on my body.
It’s miles difficult to glean money. I below no circumstances did any charm for the explanation of hacking into individuals’s accounts.
If I’m going to a church and a mosque and the cleric asks me for my requests from God, I direct them that all I need is God’s mercy. I if truth be told place confidence in God’s mercy.
Does your mother or father know that you just would per chance well maybe also very neatly be into hacking individuals’s bank accounts?
No. But they know that I am a Yahoo boy. All of them know that I am into web fraud. I am no longer an armed robber.
What create you spend the money you withdraw from your sufferer’s bank accounts for?
I pay home rent, studio mark for my hip-hop tracks, bewitch garments, glean foodstuffs and space up myself.
What’s the title of the song you have produced?
Won ni awa plug (they are saying we’re dumb) and Omo Ijoba (Executive’ child).
How create you glean the foundation for your songs?
After I swindle individuals, I create have inspiration to say.