Men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC have bursted a syndicate of alleged fraudsters who fraud area is in credit card.
According to official statement released by the anti-graft agency, the arrested suspects whose names were given as Daniel C. Stephen, Nestor Ezeani, Sonny Okwaraji, Sylvester E Otuwa and Jeff Ogbonaya, allegedly masterminded the theft of $257,822.16 American Dollars from a new generation bank.
”The alleged fraudulent transaction was reported by the Bank through a petition, alleging that the bank received a mail from VISA International on suspected 60 credit card transactions.
The EFCC in a swift action moved and arrested the five suspects at 7th Avenue FESTAC, Lagos.
They were arrested with several credit cards in their possession, which they use in loading money before transferring them to other banks.
Some of the suspects have made useful statements while investigations continue.” the statement read
The EFCC added that the suspects will be arrained in court as soon as investigations are concluded.