Police arrested a Lady and two men for impersonating IMO state chief of Staff Chief Uche Nwosu.
The Imo state Police command apprehended these three suspects in connection to a fake Facebook account allegedly used to impersonate the Chief of Staff to Imo state Governor,
Parading the suspects at the state command headquarters, Owerri, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Andrew Enwerem informed us that the suspects:
Nwokoma Ezekachi, Reuben Ogwuonye Ubongwung and Nwaeguzor Hope Miracle,
created the alleged fake facebook social network account using the name of Chief Uche Nwosu and uploaded pictures of his states’ functions for the aim of defrauding unsuspecting individuals of huge sums of money.
The detail of the account used by the fraudsters in duping their victims is below:
Stella Monday, 0242239274
Phone No. 08175433203
Investigations reveal that through this medium, they duped unsuspecting individuals of millions of Naira. According to DSP Enwerem, the suspects posted on the account, transactions relating to allocation for lands, award of contracts, fertilizer distribution, and employment opportunities. They also used that medium to defraud members of the public who believed that they were dealing with the real Chief of Staff.
He stated that a thorough investigation carried out by operatives of the State Intelligence Bureau (SIB) of the command led to the arrest of the suspects, pointing out that all investigations had been concluded and the suspects would be charged to court accordingly.