Instagram Celebrity, Linus Williams Ifejika who is widely known as Bitcoin Lord together with 13 others have been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
This was revealed in a recent Facebook post by the EFCC which reads;
“EFCC Arrests 14 Internet Fraudsters In Enugu.
Operatives of the Enugu zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has arrested fourteen suspected internet fraudsters, from different parts of Awka, Anambra State.
They were arrested on Monday, August 31, 2020 , based on intelligence available to the Commission.ADVERTISEMENT
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Specifically, the suspects , whose age range between 21 and 28 were arrested at Okpuno Awka, Agu Awka and Ngozika estate, all in Anambra State.
Items recovered from them are: different exotic vehicles which include three Mercedes Benz 4matic, three Mercedes Benz AMG, two Lexus Rx salon cars.
Interim analyses of some of the suspects’ phones indicated they were involved in some suspected internet fraud which include online bitcom scam, love scam and identity theft.
The suspects will soon be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.”
We at cryptonews9ja hope this will not tarnish the intergrity of our emerging cryptocurrency industry. We do not want crypto newbies and other novices to get a wrong perception about cryptocurrency bussiness as a scam business.
Guys if you are into scam, please do not use crypto trading as a cover up else you spoil business for genuine crypto traders in Nigeria.