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Efcc arrest five suspect in kaduna

Posted by on July 4th, 2019

 

 

The Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes
Commission, EFCC, has nabbed five suspected cyber criminals
known as Yahoo boys at Barnawa area of Kaduna metropolis.
Their modus operandi was to pose as United States Soldiers on
peace keeping mission in Afghanistan, particularly on Facebook
platform.
At the point of their arrest, they all claimed to be bloggers and
experts in Bitcoin business.
The suspected fraudsters who hailed from Edo and Kaduna States
included two females and three males, all in their mid-twenties
and attending various universities both within and outside Nigeria.
The suspects confessed that they operate by creating fake
Facebook pages using display pictures and names belonging to
mostly foreigners in order to deceive unsuspecting victims mostly
females of white nationality.
Another mode of operation is to link up with other conspirators
known as Pickers residing in US and Ghana to help in receiving
their loot via their dollar accounts domiciled in the US for onwards
transfer to their boss in Nigeria after they must have duped their
victims.
They added that usually, they give 30% of their loot to these
pickers while the remaining 70% is shared among the remaining
members.
The fraudsters parade themselves with names like James Scott,
Ibro Wire (Ibrahim Idris AKA Ibro), Lious James, Carista Sadiq
(Sadiq Idris), Griffen James, CBN Martins (Martins Abeku), others
arrested are Blessing Nicolas (Phil Nicholas), Esther Michael (Xta
Mikelz).
Items recovered included a yellow ELEPAC generator, 2 HP and 1
Del laptops, 2 Huawei Network WiFi, phones, wrist watch, SIM
cards and ATM cards.
All the suspects would be charged to court upon completion of
investigation.


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