Popular Instagram comedian arrested by EFCC for alleged Internet Fraud (Photos)

Instagram comedian cum social media Influencer, Pankeeroy has been arrested by the operatives of the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for alleged involvement in computer-related fraud.

Pankeeroy, whose real name is Nwagbo Oliver Chidera, was paraded on Thursday, April 22, alongside 34 others. 

According to EFCC, the suspects were arrested on Wednesday, April 21, at their hideout in James Court, Lekki, Lagos, following verified intelligence received by the Commission about their alleged criminal activities.

Instagram comedian, Pankeeroy arrested by EFCC for alleged Internet Fraud?
The commission said in a statement that, Chidera, who claimed to have gone into a Bitcoin scam after he suffered depression, had been presenting himself as a vendor who redeems bitcoin vouchers using the bitcoincoretrading.com platform to defraud his unsuspecting victims.
 
A Mercedes Benz AMG GLE model worth N36,000,000 was recovered from him upon his arrest, and it was also revealed by the commission that the suspect has N22,300,000 worth of Bitcoin in his blocked chain account.
 
Items recovered from the suspects include exotic cars, iPhones, laptop computers, Android devices, and Macbook devices.

About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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