Olusegun Ariyo

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (Efcc) specifically in its Abuja zonal office have arrested three suspected internet fraudsters who are in the habit of defrauding people engaging in cybercrimes essentially for their alleged involvement in romance crime, identity theft ad other internet-related fraud  

The suspects include a 27-year-old Ajayiton Harry Okoro Daniel (28), and Oziegbe Precious Ehijele (27) were arrested in their hidout in flat G2, plot 334, Dawaki behind News Engineering, Abuja, following intelligence volunteered by concerned citizens in the area.

In a statement obtained in a verified facebook account of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission said item recovered include two Lexus R350 SUV, three Laptops and Expensive Phones.

The statement put further that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigation are concluded.

Meanwhile the commission in Uyo, capital of Akwa-Ibom state on September, 2020, also arrested three suspected land scam fraudsters.

The suspects are identified as Okon mark uduak (27), Ubah victor Gozie (25), Sunday justice were arrested at their, located on oron road, directly opposite the Akwa-Ibom state’s water corporation

The suspects: Ubah Victor Gozie (25), Sunday Justice (24) and Okon Mark Uduak(27) were arrested at their office, located on Oron road, directly opposite the Akwa-Ibom State’s Water Board.

Their arrest was based on intelligence gathered by the Commission, on how they were allegedly defrauding innocent indigenes of Akwa Ibom state, in the guise of offering them real estate services, using the name, Royal Dream Estate.

Their fraudulent methods involved advertising several plots of land for sale, on their Facebook page (Royal Dream Estate), and lured their victims, by offering them landed properties at choice areas, at very cheap rates, of not less than N600, 000 (Six Hundred Thousand Naira only ).

 Reports showed that they often sell the same land, at same rates to other buyers and had made sales to the tune of N9,000,000( Nine Million Naira only).

“During a search, several incriminating documents were found in their possession, including copies of fake Deeds of Conveyance.

“Other items recovered from them include 2 desktops, one Lexus ES 300 car and several other fraudulent documents printed from their desktops”.

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