How EFCC arrested ‘Precious Ofure’ alleged fraudster who traded with Obi Cubana

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested one Precious Ofure Omonkhoa for an alleged bitcoin investment scam.

Wilson Uwujaren, Head of Media, announced the arrest in a statement on Friday.

He said Precious was nabbed in the Ikoyi area of Lagos, following credible intelligence about his illegal activities.

Precious allegedly posed as Moshem Cnich, a Swedish national, to defraud unsuspecting victims.

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Precious who was into relationship scam, fraudulently scammed two unsuspected Canadian victims, before moving into Bitcoin market to scam innocent investors 

The suspect claimed that he ran a bitcoin scheme where people invest money to make huge returns.

Preliminary investigation, Uwujaren noted, revealed that Precious engaged in a dating scam and had defrauded two victims in Canada.

“The suspect confessed to have laundered the proceeds of his fraudulent activities by purchasing a piece of land worth $150,000 through bitcoin from CASA-Cubana, a project being run by the Cubana Group”, he said.

Cubana Group is owned by popular socialite, Obinna Iyiegbu better known as Obi Cubana.

Uwujaren added that upon his arrest, $50,000 was found in the suspect’s bitcoin wallet. He will soon be charged to court.

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