Mastermind of cement price hike scam arrested, arraigned in court

Mastermind of cement price hike scam arrested, arraigned in court


The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Benjamin Ezeukwefor, whose operatives are accused of masterminding an elaborate Dangote Cement price reduction scam and defrauding several Nigerians. announced.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Fundein, on Sunday announced that Ezeukwe was arrested on October 19 in Rumuolmeni area of ​​Obio/Akpor Rivers Local Government Area.

He said the arrests were made after several weeks of intensive investigation by officers of Lagos State Police Area A.

Hundain also noted that police found a number of incriminating items in the suspect’s possession when he was arrested.

Fundein explained that in September, Ezeukwe created a false but convincing online advertisement purporting to be Dangote Cement, claiming a significant discount.

“Many unsuspecting customers fell prey to the suspects and lost millions of naira.

“The investigation revealed that the suspect had committed several other frauds in the past.

“He was subsequently indicted,” Hundein said.

Source: dailypost.ng

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