Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday April 16, 2021, arrested one Imeh Henshaw Nyong, a music producer and four others for alleged internet fraud in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
Nyong was arrested alongside Benjamin Ikpeme, Godwin Isong, Magnus Chimaobi and Victor Usun.
The suspects, whose ages range between 22 and 25 years, were arrested in an early morning raid at two locations in the state, based on credible intelligence on their alleged involvement in cybercrime.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zone on Thursday, April 15, 2021 restituted the sum of N67,523,000 (Sixty-seven Million, Five Hundred and Twenty Three Thousand Naira) to one Mr. Emmanuel Onyekachukwu Onah , a trader based in Onitsha, Anambra State.
Onah’s ordeal started sometime in 2019 when he transferred the sum of N75, 760,540.00 (Seventy-Five Million, Seven Hundred and Sixty Thousand, Five Hundred and Forty Naira), to the duo of Tega Esinone and Obiajulu Umeagukwu for onward transmission to his business partner, Crecedor Industrial Co. Ltd in Hong Kong.
The suspects converted the money to their own use. After efforts to recover his money from the suspects failed, Onah petitioned the EFCC.
The Kaduna Zonal Head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Harry Erin on Thursday April 15, 2021 stressed the need for the Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC to cooperate with the EFCC in the fight against corruption.