EFCC Arrests 30-Year-Old Graduate For Alleged $4m Internet Fraud

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested a 30-year-old graduate for allegedly involving in internet fraud.

The suspect identified as John Ani Chukwuebuka was arrested on August 5 in the Jakande-Lekki Area of Lagos during a collaborative operation by the EFCC and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI.

It was gathered that EFCC retrieved a Nissan car and the suspect with two others were accused of redirecting $4,000,000 to several accounts between 2016 and 2018.

The statement released by the EFCC reads thus;

The suspect, a 30-year-old graduate, was arrested on August 5, 2019 in the Jakande-Lekki Area of Lagos during a collaborative operation by the EFCC and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI.

Chukwuebuka alongside his conspirators, Idowu Adetokunbo Taiwo and Sherrif Shoaga (still at large) allegedly engaged in Business Email Compromise, BEC, where they redirected the sum of $4,000,000.00 (Four Million United States Dollar) to several accounts between 2016 and 2018.

A Nissan car was recovered from the suspect at the point of his arrest.

The suspect will be arraigned in court soon.

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