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Mother and Son Arrested for Internet Fraud in Kaduna
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Mother and Son Arrested for Internet Fraud in Kaduna

The Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested one Lucky Ebhogie, his mother, Margaret Sylvester, alongside Richman Kas Godwin, Israel Justin and Precious Iwuji for internet-related fraud. They were arrested on August 5, 2021 in the Sabo area of Kaduna, Kaduna State following intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet-related fraud activities. Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects are mostly involved in impersonation and romance scam; faking the identities of US military personnel on foreign missions to deceive their victims. One of the suspects, Lucky Ebhogie allegedly recruited his mother into the scam by using her account to launder suspected proceeds of crime. On July, 30, 2021, he purchased a Mercedes...
EFCC arrests son, mother, others for internet fraud
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EFCC arrests son, mother, others for internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the quartet of Lucky Ebhogie, Richman Kas Godwin, Israel Justin and Precious Iwuji. They were picked in the Sabo area of Kaduna, following intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet-related fraud. EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement said preliminary investigation revealed the suspects engaged in impersonation and romance scam. They allegedly faked the identities of United States military personnel on foreign missions to deceive their targets. Ebhogie was said to have used his mother’s bank account to launder proceeds of crime. The suspect, on July 30, 2021, purchased a Mercedes Benz GLK for N7million through the mum’s account. Iwuji was discovered to have sold her photographs and Faceb...

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