An agricultural produce farm Florieda Integrated Farms, located in Ado-Odo in Ogun State has called out a serial fraudster who uses the company name to defraud people online. According to the report sent in to us by the company representative, the fraudster Opara Darlington through an online platform cons potential customers to pay into his personal account, and subsequently sends the customer to the farm’s actual address to pick up the products.
The company claims he has been engaged in this scam for at least six months now. Read below the report sent in by the company:
“Florieda Integrated Farms. Situated @ Obakobe village, Ado – odo off Badagry Road, Ogun state. Established 2008. We are into poultry production, piggery, cattle rearing, sheep and goat, feed milling, vegetables, cassava & maize, palm tree plantation, etc. We are also into absorbing IT students, recruiting and trainings young farmers in various branches of agriculture. Accommodation and lunch meal provided.One MR. OPARA DARLINGTON is a fraudster, why because he has been using our company name (Florieda Farms)to dupe so many people with internet based trade over six months ago. He has been making people to pay into his personal account after which, he will send them to our farm to collect their products. By the time the people who have been duped come to our farm, they find that OPARA DARLINGTON is a 419. So, the account number he gave them to pay into is First Bank 3113432951. Florieda integrated farms has not operated INTERNET based trade system since inception. So people should stop doing business with MR. OPARA DARLINGTON, he is a fraudster and our farm do not ask customers to pay into personal account.”
These are the mobile numbers with which he carries out his nefarious activities: Opara Darlington, phone nos. 09035184333; 09064932891.
The public is hereby adviced that Floreida Integrated Farms does not carry out any form of trading online or via the internet and that the said individual, Opara Darlington is not in any way affiliated with the farm.