The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, Uyo zonal workplace, Akwa Ibom State mentioned it has arrested three suspected land scammers and one Web fraudster within the state.
In an announcement issued by EFCC spokesman in Abuja, Wale Oyewale and obtained on Sunday by DAILY POST, mentioned the suspects have been arrested on September 3, 2020, by intelligence report.
Oyewale defined that the suspected land scammers function below the guise of offering their unsuspecting victims actual property companies utilizing the title of Royal Dream Property.
He additional defined that the suspects by their Fb web page (Royal Dream Property) promote a number of lands on the market the place unsuspecting individuals would purchase the land and they’d promote similar land to a different purchaser.
The assertion reads in components, “The Uyo zonal workplace of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC, on September 3, 2020, arrested three suspected land scammers in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. The suspects are, Ubah Victor Gozie a 25yrs outdated male indigene of Abia State; Sunday Justice(male)-24yrs and Okon Mark Uduak(feminine)-27yrs, each from Akwa-Ibom state.
“They have been arrested at their workplace, positioned on Oron highway, immediately Reverse the Akwa-Ibom state Water Board. Their arrest was primarily based on intelligence report, gathered by operatives of the Fee on how the suspects have been going about inside the state, defrauding harmless indigenes of Akwa Ibom state, below the guise of offering them with actual property companies, utilizing the title, Royal Dream Property.
“Their modus operandi contains, promoting a number of lands on the market on their Fb web page (Royal Dream Property), and lure individuals to purchase the lands usually positioned at alternative areas, at very low cost charges of not lower than N600, 000 (600 thousand naira), they usually proceed additional to promote similar land at similar charges to different patrons.
“Additional investigations into the actions of the trio revealed that they’ve defrauded a number of individuals inside the state, as much as the tune of N9m (9 million Naira).”
Oyewale mentioned a number of incriminating paperwork, together with copies of pretend Deed of Conveyance, two desktops, one Lexus ES 300 (Silver color) with registration quantity, KLF 810 and several other different fraudulent paperwork printed from their desktops have been recovered from the suspects.
He mentioned the 33 years outdated suspected web fraudster, one Omos Michael, who hailed from Delta State was arrested at his residence positioned at Ikot Akpan-Abia, behind State Police Headquarters, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
He mentioned the suspect had confessed that he’s an Web fraudster, and that his space of specialisation was love rip-off, as he voluntarily confessed that he has remodeled N3m (Three million naira) by the illicit enterprise.