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EFCC Arrests Precious Ofure for Fraud

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The anti crime agency in the country; Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has apprehended one Precious Ofure Omonkhoa for an alleged bitcoin investment scam.



This was confirmed by the spokesman for the agency; Wilson Uwujaren earlier today.

The EFCC spokesman 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.

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.

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