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Fraud kingpin, Onwuzuruike, who allegedly scammed US bank, arrested in Umuahia [Photos]

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Fraud kingpin, Onwuzuruike, who allegedly scammed US bank, arrested in Umuahia [Photos]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission [EFCC] has arrested a suspected internet fraud kingpin, Onwuzuruike Kingsley Ikenna, a.k.a Nwanta Anayoeze Yonaracha.

The suspect was arrested in his residence on Uzuakoli Road by Umuada Junction, Umuahia, Abia State on 26 January 2020, following intelligence on his alleged fraudulent internet activities.

Ikenna’s specialty is Business Email Compromise (BEC) and identity fraud. His victims allegedly include a major United States bank.

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Properties linked to the suspects include a mansion with a swimming pool, a petrol station and nine units of three-bedroom apartments, all in Umuahia and a palatial bungalow in his village.

A number of devices were recovered from the suspect at the point of his arrest.

He will be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is concluded

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