Police Apprehends 3 Suspected Internet Fraudsters


A gang of cyber fraudsters who specialize in hacking into Facebook accounts of unsuspecting members of the public, public office holders and senior police officer have been arrested by the Nigerian Police Force.

The suspects according to the Police are named as Henry Ushie, Stanley Owuka, and Omoba Moshood.

Ushie, who is the leader of the group is said to be a graduate of Statistics from the Anambra state University, Uli while Onwuka is a 400 level student of same university, studying Urban and Regional Planning.

DCP Don Awunah, FPRO, said, “the three suspects confessed to have hacked the Facebook account of many people and used it to extort money from them and also admitted to many crimes they committed using social media platforms.

“These include duping unsuspecting members of the public of various amounts of money under the guise of facilitating transfers, postings and securing foreign missions for them.

They also claimed to be able to secure lucrative employment for university graduates.

“The suspects also posed as directors in JAMB through bulk sms to innocent students and their parents with a promise to secure admission into various universities for them.

Investigation further revealed the suspects are members of a cult group using ‘The Money Team Boyz’ which is the name of their cyber crime gang, as a platform for cult activities.”