THE Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Saturday, February 26, 2022, arrested three suspected internet fraudsters in Benin City.
The suspects: Omoghan Destiny Igbinosa, Ossien Godwin Isioma and Obiora Divine Chijoke, were arrested following a petition by a Bureau De Change operator.
He alleged that one of the suspects had contacted him for his account details which he obliged him. He said he later received the sum of $4950 and transferred the Naira equivalent to one of the suspects.
The complainant further alleged that recently, without his consent, the sum of $2235USD was transferred to his account and that when he went to withdraw the money, he was told that a lien had been placed on the account on the grounds of suspicious transaction.
The suspects were subsequently arrested when they came to collect the money from the Bureau de Change operator.
The suspects have made useful statements and will be arraigned in court as soon as the investigation is completed.
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