Two internets fraudsters Scammed Facebook Users of 635,000 with Fake Enugu State Deputy Governor Profile. Where God catch them na after setting up and impersonating a celebrity on Facebook to scam victim.
The suspects, Richard Onyema, 36 years, residing at No 20 Mbano camp Obigbo, Port-Harcourt Rivers state and Richard Odinaka Amadi, 40 years, residing at Omagwa, Rivers state has been in the business of creating facebook account of any identified prominent / Eminent persons and use same to lure unsuspecting members of the public into believing that they are the person that they are impersonating and present a contract scenario in which through the process their victims are duped.
It was gathered that suspects had earlier created a Facebook profile account with the Enugu state Deputy Governor Cecilia Ezeilo and allegedly were using same to dupe unsuspecting members of the public to the tune of 635,000 Naira on account of money for an award of contract for desirous job/contract seekers.
The suspects were nabbed on 2/10/16 in Rivers state through intelligence information by the operatives of the Anti-Kidnap Unit of the Enugu state police command. Suspects who are now helping the operatives in their investigations are regretting their actions which they have blamed on their continual quest to get rich quick.
They further revealed that what they do is to create a Facebook account of prominent Government/Eminent persons and pretend to be that person and use same to defraud people by asking them to pay some amount of money for jobs/contracts through a certain bank account that they will provide.
“Dear Readers, please be careful of your transaction on social media”.