Seven arrested for bitcoin fraud in Port Harcourt
Seven suspects have been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over an alleged Bitcoin scam.
The suspects were identified as Kufre Miller Okoh, Joshua Tom, Emmanuel Ekpuk Anderson, Pascal Alisiri, Chimezie Umungalaen, Clinton Alisiobi and Joshua Onuigbo.
Reacting to the arrest, the Public Relations Officer of the anti-graft agency, Tony Orilade disclosed that Joshua Tom and Emmanuel Ekpuk Anderson were arrested during an early morning raid at 52/53 Azungu Street, Rumuigbo in Port Harcourt.
Pascal Alisiri, Chimeze Umungalaen, Clinton Alisiobi and Joshua Onuigbo on the other hand were arrested at Intercontinental Hotel in Umuahia, Abia State.
Orilade said the suspects will be arraigned in court after investigation has been concluded.