EFCC, FBI arrest 30-year-old Nigerian for $4m fraud

The Economic and financial Crimes commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office,in collaboration with U.S.A. FBI, has arrested one John Ani Chukwuebuka for his alleged involvement in business e-mail compromise fraud.

The suspect, a 30 year old graduate, was arrested on August 5, 2019 inside the Jakande-Lekki location of Lagos at some point of a joint operation with the aid of the EFCC and the Federal Bureau of investigation, FBI.

Chukwuebuka alongside his conspirators, Idowu Adetokunbo Taiwo and Sherrif Shoaga (still at large) allegedly engaged in business email Compromise, BEC, where they redirected the sum of $4 million to numerous bills between 2016 and 2018.

A Nissan vehicle was recovered from the suspect at the point of his arrest. The suspect will be arraigned in court docket quickly.

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