EFCC arrests fraudster who bought $150,000 land from Cubana Group

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Command, has arrested Precious Ofure Omonkhoa for an alleged $200,000 bitcoin investment scam.

The suspect has allegedly confessed to have laundered the proceeds of his fraudulent activities by purchasing a piece of land worth $150,000 through bitcoin from CASA-Cubana, a project being run by the Cubana Group.

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The sum of $50,000 was found in his bitcoin wallet.

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Omonkhoa was arrested on November 8, 2021 in the Ikoyi area of Lagos, following credible intelligence received by the Commission about his illegal activities.

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He allegedly posed as Moshem Cnich, a Swedish national, to defraud unsuspecting victims of their hard-earned money by claiming that he runs a bitcoin scheme, where people invest money to make huge returns.

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Preliminary investigation also revealed that the suspect engaged in a dating scam and had defrauded two victims in Canada.

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The suspect will soon be charged to court.

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