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PHOTOS: 3 Cyber Criminals Busted

A suspected cyber fraudster, Oseghale Collins, was today Tuesday, August 20th, arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office at his hideout in Benin City, Edo State. Collins who specializes in Business Email Compromise, BEC, was arrested alongside two brothers, Stephen and Fred Emefiele, who are also alleged to be involved in internet fraud.

 EFCC arrests Cyber criminal, two others in Benin (photos)

In his confessional statement, Collins stated that he specializes in BEC and that his modus operandi was to search for email addresses especially official business email addresses, create a phishing link and compromise the process in order to defraud unsuspecting victims.

 

When operatives arrived their apartment in the Government Reservation Area, GRA, in Benin City, they met what appears to be a workstation of laptops, printer, internet modem, flash drive, with which they operate. Mercedes Benz ML 350 was also recovered from the suspect.

 

They will soon be arraigned in court.

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