comedian Pankeeroy EFCC

Nigerian comedian Pankeeroy apprehended by EFCC over internet fraud

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EFCC has Arrested Instagram Comedian Pankeeroy and 34 Others for Alleged Internet Fraud in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, reportedly arrests Nwagbo Oliver Chidera, also known as Pankeeroy, an Instagram comedian and social media influencer, along with 34 others, for their alleged involvement in computer-related fraud in Lagos.

Due to depression and anger, the comedian admitted to engaging in fraudulent behavior.

Pankeeroy is well-known for impersonating a bitcoin seller under the guise of a website he created and defrauding people out of their hard-earned cash.

It was also revealed that Pankeeroy currently has N22,300,000 what of bitcoin in his name. Valuables were also seized from the comedian, one of which is a Mercedes Benz automobile worth millions of naira.

The comedian got apprehended on Wednesday, 21, April, and has been spotted in a photo bearing the charges levelled against him.

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comedian Pankeeroy EFCC

The other suspects are :

  • Chinedu Omesu Christian,
  • Gafar Kunle Adedamola,
  • Chuka AnieboRichard,
  • Nwagbo Chidera Oliver,
  • Dibo Ayomide Samson,
  • Rotimi Segun Damilola,
  • Habeeb Banire Damilola,
  • Afolabi Bolutife Michael,
  • Adekanbi Elijah Adeola,
  • Emeka Christian Egwuatu,
  • Adeyemi Adedamola Olumide,
  • Awokoya Moyosore Iyaniwura,
  • Efunnuga Dmilola Samuel,
  • Samson Makinde Egwuatu,
  • Gbemileke Jide Simeon,
  • Omoyemi Fashola Owolabi,
  • Farouk Ibiwoye Olatunde.
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