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N50 million Cyber Fraud: Police Arraigns Suspect over Patricia’s Financial Security Breach

The Police National CyberCrime Centre, on Thursday, 1st February 2024, following a clinical investigation, arraigned one (suspect) Wilfred Bonse before the Federal High Court Abuja.

“The suspect, a resident of Flat 6 block 9, Aso Garden Estate Karsana, Abuja, allegedly participated in a case of conspiracy to commit computer-related fraud, money laundering and sundry offenses to the tune of 50 million naira contrary to sections Section 14 (1) of the Cybercrime (prohibition, prevention, ETC) Act,2015, Sections 20(a)(b) & 21(a) of the money laundering (prevention and prohibition) Act, 2022,” a statement by Force PRO, ACP Muyiwa Adejobi said.

“The arraignment was a step further in the pursuit of justice in the investigation of Patricia’s security breach. The case is also a boost to the relentless efforts of the Nigeria Police Force National Cybercrime Centre to combat cyber and cyber-enabled crime and financial fraud in the country and beyond.

“The court ruled that the suspect be remanded at the correctional facility until the next date of hearing.

“The Inspector General of Police IGP Olukayode Egbetokun while reiterating the unwavering commitment of the Force to upholding the law and ensuring justice for all, has directed the Force National Cybercrime Center under the leadership of CP Uche Ifeanyi Henry to keep trailblazing trends in alignment with global best practices in combating Cyber and cyber-enabled crime in its dynamics.

“In order to continually sustain the tempo of the fight against Cybercrimes, or for any inquiries or sharing information with the centre, members of the general public are urged to contact us via policecyberunit@npf.cybersecurity.gov.ng.”

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