EFCC docks man, two siblings over alleged cyber crime, internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office, has arrested Oseghale Collins at his hideout over alleged cyber crime in Benin City, Edo State. It also specifically alleged that Collins specialises in Business Email Compromise, BEC. But Collins was arrested alongside two brothers, Stephen and Fred Emefiele also allegedly involved in internet fraud.
        EFCC Head, Media

and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. Uwujaren added, “In his confessional statement, Collins stated that he specialises in BEC and that his modus operandi was to search for his victims email addresses especially official business email addresses, create a phishing link and compromise the process in order to defraud unsuspecting victims. When Operatives arrived their apartment in the Government Reservation Area, GRA, in Benin City , they met what appears to be a work station of Lap tops, printer, internet modem, flash drive, with which they operate. The Commission also recovered a Mercedes Benz ML 350 from the suspect. The suspects have made useful statements and will be charged to court as soon as investigations are completed.

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