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EFCC Nabbed FBI Suspect With N1 Billion In His Account

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The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has nabbed one of the Nigerian on US Federal Bureau of Investigation wanted list over a huge size of scam offence. 

Emmanuel Adedeji Oluwatosin, who is one of the 77 Nigerians wanted by the US government for fraud.

The operation in conjunction with the FBI arrested Emmanuel and seized his two cars (Mercedes Benz E550 and Mercedes Benz C450), iPhone, laptops, a modem and SIM cards acquired from his residence in Kaduna state and paraded in Sokoto State. 

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According to Abdullahi Lawal who is the Zonal Head, “Oluwatosin and his Co perpetrators got a retirement account information (RAI) and personally identifiable information (PII) of different people which they would use in sending money to a new business account they created, after which they convert them to cryptocurrency.”

After the initial investigation, we discovered about N1,437,889,157.15 had gone through his accounts.

We’ve been able to trace Seventy million naira from the money, and all efforts have been put in place to recover it. 

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