2 Nigerian Men Land in Trouble after Impersonating EFCC to Extort Resident, Many React to their Arrest

2 Nigerian Men Land in Trouble after Impersonating EFCC to Extort Resident, Many React to their Arrest

- Two Nigerian men recently impersonated officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a bid to extort a resident of an estate

- The fake EFCC officials were arrested and their accomplice, a mobile policeman, escaped

- One of the men tried escaping by jumping from a four-storey building but he wasn't lucky

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Two young Nigerian men have been nabbed for impersonating officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and trying to extort money from a resident of an estate.

Making the disclosure on Twitter, a man identified as Samuel Otigba said the men were accompanied by a mobile policeman with a rifle who took to his heels.

2 Nigerian Men Land into Trouble after Impersonating EFCC to Extort Resident, Many React to their Arrest
The men have been handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Photo credit: @SamuelOtigba
Source: Twitter

According to Samuel, one of the fake officers tried to escape by jumping from a four-storey building but he fell into an electric fence.

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Samuel revealed they have been handed over to the EFCC for proper investigation.

Nigerians soon flooded the comment section of the post to share their thoughts on it.

@Ahmadtweetss said:

"How did the fake EFCC officials get to be accompanied by a mobile police?"

@khanofkhans_ commented:

"I am genuinely interested in the measures you put in to catch them. How do we figure out the fake ones? Even with these ID cards. A fake court letter and a police man. This is crazy."

@Equityoyo wrote:

"It’s not Nigeria that’s the problem but Nigerians. A very clear example of our greed and dubious act that brought us here as a nation."

@Equityoyo said:

"It’s not Nigeria that’s the problem but Nigerians. A very clear example of our greed and dubious act that brought us here as a nation."

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Legit.ng previously reported that the operatives of the Benin zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) apprehended a lady identified as Queen Jonathan for suspected internet fraud in Oghara, Delta state.

The anti-graft agency in a tweet on Tuesday, March 30, said that the 24-year-old lady was alleged to have been involved in a Bitcoin scam.

Source: Legit.ng

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