A Nigerian man who goes about extorting victims while claiming to be an EFCC staff has been nabbed.
The fake EFCC staff nabbed for extortion
Security operatives have arrested one Williams Michael Ogwezi, aka Dr. Williams who goes about extorting unsuspecting victims while claiming to be a staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
He was arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office.
The suspect, a member of a syndicate that specializes in forging identity cards of the Commission as well as those of other law enforcement agencies, was arrested in Lagos, following a report received by the Commission from the the Nigeria Police Area Command. Ajah, Lagos.
Investigation revealed that the suspect had defrauded one of his victims, a lady, of jewelry valued at N10, 000,000.00 (Ten Million Naira) before his arrest. The suspect confessed to have been involved in the alleged crime.
Items recovered from him at the point of arrest include an identity card with inscription of EFCC, EFCC face masks, three laptops, three mobile phones and two vehicles.