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Police Apprehends 24 Cybercrime Suspects, Including 1 Female

The suspects were captured for their association and prosecution in instances of sentiment and web based dating tricks, producing and sending of phony bank cautions, hacking and fake wire moves, digital following and pantomime of prominent characters in Nigeria and over the world.

Shows recuperated from the suspects include:

I. 11 Laptop Computers

ii. 37 Mobile Phones

iii. 11 SIM cards of various telecoms systems

iv. 5 International travel papers

v. 12 ATM Cards

vi. Counterfeit US Dollar notes.

vii. Amounts of dry leaves suspected to be Marijuana

Eminent among the cases is the capture of three siblings – Emmanuel Ushie – 23yrs; Henry Ushie – 30 years of age and an alum of Statistics from Anambra State University and Matthew Ushie – 28 years of age and an OND move on from Federal Polytechnic Oko, for running a phony Frank Mba Foundation financial balance with FCMB.

The trio utilized a phony Facebook account and the falsely worked financial balance to cheat honest Nigerians of their well deserved monies under the affection that the Foundation is fund-raising to help defenseless Nigerians during the Covid-19 pandemic. Examinations by the police agents joined to the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) uncover that the siblings connect broadly and sequentially in such cheats and other related cybercrimes.

During tenacious manhunt of the fraudsters, Henry Ushie ‘m’ 30yrs, a senior kin to Emmanuel Ushie, was recognized as the pack chief of the organization behind the trick. He went underground as his more youthful kin likewise associated with the wrongdoing were captured.

Following a long time of extraordinary development and careful examinations, the boss – Henry Ushie ‘m’ was captured on Thursday 11/6/2020 at about 1255hrs at a refuge in Ihiala, Anambra State. His capture in the long run prompted the capture of his more youthful sibling Mathew Ushie ‘m’ who is additionally a functioning individual from the organization.

Further examination uncover that Mathew Ushie ‘m’ had been captured in Ghana a year ago in a very much announced bust of fraudsters where he and other universal fraudsters utilized the name of the Inspector General of Police of Ghana, John Kudalor to cheat clueless Ghanaian police officers in the appearance of giving chance to them to go to United Nations peacekeeping crucial a phony Facebook account. Data about his capture and marching before the press in Ghana is accessible on the web.

So also, Henry Ushie had additionally been captured in 2017 by the IRT for imitating then ACP ABBA Kyari, the Commander IRT on Facebook and swindling numerous guiltless Nigerians before he was captured and thusly charged to Court for pantomime. He in the end got bail from the court and returned to same wrongdoing.

All the presumes will be charged to court at the finish of examinations.

In the mean time, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Abubakar Adamu by and by utilizes this medium to guarantee Nigerians of the proceeded with resolve of the Force to free the nation of all types of wrongdoings and culpability including cybercrimes. He additionally encourages residents to divert their vitality to the positive use of the internet, digital assets and the web based life, and disregard their related negative impacts.