Three Alleged Con-Men Posing As Imo State Chief Of Staff On Facebook Busted By The Police 


Imo state Police command has trapped  three suspects linked to an alleged fake facebook account  impersonating  the Imo state Chief of Staff to Governor, Chief Uche Nwosu.
Parading the suspects at the state command headquarters, Owerri, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Andrew Enwerem informed that the suspects; Nwokoma Ezekachi, Reuben Ogwuonye Ubongwung and Nwaeguzor Hope Miracle, signed up the alleged fake facebook  account with  the name Chief Uche Nwosu and uploaded pictures from his numerous states functions with the aim of fleecing  unsuspecting individuals of substantial sums of money.

See detail of the  account used by the fraudsters below:                       Account Name: Stella Monday 
GT Bank; 0242239274.                   Phone nos 08175433203 with the name Dr Lawson Briggs.

Information has it that through this medium, the syndicate has dumped over 70 million naira from people.

According to DSP Enwerem, the suspects posted on the site 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 of cash running into millions of Naira.

Enwerem stated that their arrest was perfected following a  thorough investigation carried out by operatives of the State Intelligence Bureau (SIB), pointing out that investigations had been concluded and the suspects would be charged to court accordingly. However, the suspects denied any involvement in the alleged crime.

Source: Nwadike Chikezie


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