Popular Instagram Celebrity, Linus Williams Ifejika, popularly known as Bitcoin Lord, has been arrested by operatives of Enugu State zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Bitcoin Lord was arrested on Monday, August 31, 2020, along with 13 other suspects at Okpuno Awka, Agu Awka and Ngozika estate, all in Anambra State.
The suspects whose age ranges from 21 and 28, were apprehended based on intelligence available to the Commission about their fraudulent activities.
Following their arrest, different exotic vehicles where recovered from the suspects including three Mercedes Benz 4matic, three Mercedes Benz AMG, two Lexus Rx salon cars.
Interim analyses of some of the suspects’ phones showed they were involved in series of internet fraud which includes online bitcoin scam, love scam and identity theft.
The suspects will soon be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.
EFCC Arrests 14 Internet Fraudsters In Enugu
Operatives of the Enugu zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) have arrested fourteen suspected internet fraudsters, from different parts of Awka, Anambra State. pic.twitter.com/csl1HDt7SQ
— EFCC Nigeria (@officialEFCC) August 31, 2020
This is coming a few weeks after the EFCC arrested 3 NYSC members, 19 undergraduates and 10 others on suspicion of committing internet fraud in Ibadan, Oyo State.