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Suspected financial scammer arrested in Enugu

18 February 2015, 17:49

Enugu - The Enugu State Police Command has apprehended an alleged notorious financial scammer operating in the state and its environs.

A statement from the command’s spokesman, Ebere Amarizu, in Enugu on Tuesday said the suspected fraudster, Madueke Ahamefula, was arrested by police officers on bank duty on Okpara Avenue following a tip-off.

It said that the police had stormed the bank following intelligence information to track the account which the suspect operated.

The statement alleged that the suspect had withdrawn N700 000 suspected to have been swindled from his victims.

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It said the withdrawal of the sum could have triggered an alert on the suspects account.

“Luck ran out on him when he came back to withdraw another money from his account, but did not know about the ``placement order’’ on his account.

“The suspect said he was not a robber but a financial scam syndicate and confirmed that the money was swindled from one of their victims,” it stated.


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