NEWS: THREE SUSPECTED INTERNET AND FACEBOOK FRAUDSTERS ARRESTED IN IMO STATE
The Imo police command has arrested three Facebook fraudsters who have fake Facebook account alleged to be used to impersonate the Chief of Staff to Imo state Government, Chief Uche Nwosu.
The Police Public Relation Office, DSP Andrew Enwerem, said that the suspects Nwaeguzor Hope Miracle, Nwokoma Ezekachi and Reuben Ogwuonye Ubongwung,
created the alleged fake facebook account using the name of Chief Uche Nwosu and uploaded pictures of his states’ functions for the aim of defrauding unsuspecting individuals of huge sums of money.
He gave the details of the account used by the fraudsters in duping their victims as: Account Name: Stella Monday, 0242239274, GT Bank and their phone number as: 08175433203 registered with the name Dr Lawson Briggs.
According Enwerem, the suspects posted transactions relating to allocation for lands, award of contracts, fertilizer distribution and employment opportunities and used that medium to defraud unsuspecting members of the public who had a conviction that they were dealing with the real Chief of Staff.