The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) has arrested a suspect, Oyediran Joseph, described by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) as one of many “most wanted” web fraudster.
The zonal head of EFCC, Sharu Isyaku, disclosed this at a press briefing in Ilorin, Kwara state capital, on Friday.
The event comes one week after the FBI launched a listing of 77 Nigerians mentioned to be concerned in one of many largest scams in US historical past.
Isyaku mentioned the suspect had illegally benefited about N60 million through Western Union Switch.
“Just last three weeks, the US authority had written to us for assistance in tracking and possible arrest and prosecution of two most wanted FBI suspects in Nigeria,” Isyaku mentioned.
He revealed that the zone had traced 4 properties linked to some cyber crime suspects in alternative areas at Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. The properties have a market worth of between N800m and N1bn, he mentioned.
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