EFCC Arrests Comedian, 34 Others For Alleged Internet Fraud In Lagos - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS

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EFCC Arrests Comedian, 34 Others For Alleged Internet Fraud In Lagos

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Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested an Instagram comedian and social media Influencer, Nwagbo Oliver Chidera, also known as Pankeeroy, alongside 34 others for their alleged involvement in internet related fraud in Lagos.
They were arrested on Wednesday, their hideout in James Court, Lekki, Lagos, following verified intelligence received by the Commission about their alleged criminal activities, according to the Anti – graft agency sources.
Until his arrest, Chidera, who claimed to have gone into Bitcoin scam after he suffered depression, had been presenting himself as a vendor who redeems bitcoin vouchers using questionable platform to defraud his unsuspecting victims.
Mercedes Benz AMG GLE model worth N36,000,000 was recovered from him.
 Investigations revealed that the suspect has N22,300,000 worth of Bitcoin in his blocked chain account.
Items recovered from the suspect include exotic cars, Iphones, laptop computers, Android devices and Macbook devices.

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