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Two Fraudsters Specialized In Job/Admission 419, Arrested With Multiple ATM Cards

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, Rivers State Command have tracked and arrested two suspects namely; Amadi Hemenachi, Male, 28years and GoodLuck Nnochiri Nweke, Male, 27years. The two are from Akukabi and Obibi villages respectively in Etche LGA, Rivers State. They are involved in a case of conspiracy, impersonation, forgery, obtaining money by pretense, and unlawful possession of multiple ATM cards.

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The suspects are alleged to have hacked into the Google network and uploaded the photograph of the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, CP Okon Effiong, and used same to create a fake Facebook account. Investigation revealed that they impersonated the CP and used the fake Facebook account to obtain money from several unsuspecting citizens(mostly job and admission seekers).

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Suspects have confessed that they are fraudsters/scammers who usually hack into different websites and print out names of people, their phone numbers and addresses, and thereafter call to defraud them.
At the conclusion of investigation, they will be charged in court.

The Rivers State Commissioner of Police advises members of the public to be mindful of the personal confidential details they display on social media handles; and promptly report cases of hacked social media accounts.

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