EFCC seals hotel, houses of suspected fraudsters
The Benin Zonal Officer of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has identified four property built from proceeds of alleged crime by two suspected fraudsters, Godspower Eleadi and Ohwerhi Ahmed, who specialise in receiving money for Internet scammers.
EFCC disclosed that the property comprises a hotel, two houses and a building under construction.
It also recovered four exotic cars from Eleadi, who was arrested in his hideout in Sapele, Delta State by operatives of the commission and Ahmed, who is at large.
The commission explained that Eleadi’s modus operandi is to send his account details to victims of Internet fraud to transfer their funds. Sometimes, he also solicits buyers of foreign currency, whose account he forwards to victims of Internet scammers.