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EFCC Arraigns Alleged Internet Fraud Kingpin Nwata Anayoeze For $8.5m Scam

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Nwata Anayoeze: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Port Harcourt’s zonal office on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 arraigned one Onwuzuruike Ikenna Kingsley (aka Jeff Sikora), a self-styled President/ Chief Executive Officer of United States-based Prime Trust Credit Union Bank before Justice A.T. Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on an eight count charge bordering on conspiracy, impersonation, forgery, possession of proceeds and obtaining money by false presence to the tune of Eight Million, Five Hundred and Two Thousand Dollars ($8,502,000.00).

The offence contravenes Section 1 (1) (a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act, 2006 and punishable under Section 1 (3) of the same Act.

Popularly known by many as Nwata Anayoeze, he publicizes his lavish lifestyle on social media and brandish all manner of luxury cars, houses and gift items as well as photos of him in first class cabins traveling around the world.

He was first arrested by the EFCC sometime in 2019 but released on administrative bail,the Commission continued to perfect its charges against him until today when he was finally arraigned.

The Arraignment of Nwata Anayoeze comes at a time when Dubai e-Police arrested alleged internet fraud syndicate headed by Ray Hushpuppi. More on this soon.

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