Man Who Does Sakawa Together With His Mom Arrested For Over ₵755,000 Internet Fraud

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A man and his mother have been arrested for their suspected participation in a N50 million (over $750,000) computer-related fraud scheme.

According to an Instablog9ja post, the 28-year-old suspect, who is the CEO of 10 Kobo Wine Place in Ikotun, Lagos, was recently arrested in his room at the Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel in Victoria Island, following credible intelligence reports about his whereabouts.

During interrogation, Uche, who presents himself variously as Rachael Armstrong , Keanu Reeves, Rebekah Schwarzenberger, Keanu Private, Elizabeth Hortman and Stefan Paulson, confessed to being into Bitcoin investment scam, romance scam and identity theft. The suspect also confessed to have defrauded his victims to the tune of about N50million, since he started the criminal activities in 2020.

Investigations revealed that the suspect had been using a First Bank account belonging to his mother, who is one of his accomplices, to launder the proceeds of his alleged criminal activities.

Items recovered from the suspect include, a Mercedes Benz S550 2015 Sedan car, a Lexus RX 350 SUV 2016, one iPhone 11 Pro Max; one iPhone 12 pro max; two MacBook Pro laptops; a PlayStation 5; an iPad and a small Nokia touch phone, among others.

 

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