EFCC nabs suspected fraudster, seals properties

Four properties allegedlly purchased from proceeds of crime of two suspected fraudsters, Godspower Eleadi and Ohwerhi Ahmed have been sealed by The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Benin Zonal Office for investigation.

A statement by the agency on Thursday said the properties are a hotel, two completed houses and a building under construction.

EFCC was also able to recover four exotic cars from Mr Eleadi and his accomplice, Ahmed who is currently on the run.

In a statement issued by the Commission, Wilson Uwujaren the two as ‘pickers’ who specialise in receiving money on behalf of internet fraudsters.

His words, “Eleadi modus operandi is to send his account details to would-be victims of internet fraudsters to transfer their funds.

Sometimes, he also solicit for buyers of foreign currency whose account he forwards to would-be victims of internet fraudsters.

“Once the victim transfers the money to them, he receives the naira equivalent from them, take (s) his percentage and forwards the balance to the internet fraudsters.



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