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Fraud: EFCC Arrests Fake Facebook Boss, Zuckerberg, Others

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The Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has paraded three young men, over alleged internet fraud offenses.

According to an an announcement made available on the commission’s facebook page on Thursday, one of the suspects, Jatto Sheriff Umar was charged for defrauding people on internet, claiming that he was the owner of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg.

Mr Zuckerberg’s impostor, according to EFCC, defrauded some victims via online relationship, “and was on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 convicted and sentenced to prison for offences bordering on personation and cybercrime.”

The Ilorin Zonal Command of the EFCC, also secured the conviction of four other persons for similar offences.

Other apprehended suspects, who were said to have impersonated US Military Officer include; Oguntoyinbo Oluwatobi Damilola; Taiwo Akinyemi Kayode from Ekiti West LGA of Ekiti State, Adebayo Adeola Mark from Osi in Ekiti LGA of Kwara State, Adedoyin Olayinka from Ilesha West LGA of Osun State and one Yusuf Alameen Abiodun from Igbo-Owu Area of Kwara State.

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