The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested popular social media celebrity and suspected internet fraud kingpin, Onwuzuruike Kingsley Ikenna a.k.a Nwanta Anayoeze Yonaracha.
The anti-graft agency’s spokesperson, Tony Orilade confirmed the arrest in a statement released on Tuesday February 4.
The suspect accused of specializing in Business Email Compromise (BEC) and identity fraud; where victims allegedly include a major United States bank, was arrested in his residence at Uzuakoli Road by Umuada Junction in Umuahia, Abia State, following intelligence on his alleged fraudulent internet activities.
Nwata Anayoeze’s mansion, his petrol station, nine units of three-bedroom apartments all in Umuahia and a palatial bungalow in his village have been seized by the EFCC.
The statement added;
“A number of devices were recovered from the suspect at the point of his arrest.
“He will be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is concluded.”