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Internet fraud kingpin arrested in Abia, fuel station, mansion seized [Photos]

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Internet fraud kingpin arrested in Abia, fuel station, mansion seized [Photos]

A suspected internet fraud kingpin, Onwuzuruike Kingsley Ikenna, has been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal Office in Rivers State.

EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade, in a statement on Tuesday, gave the suspect’s alias as Nwanta Anayoeze Yonaracha.

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

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

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”, the statement added.

 

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