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EFCC arrests man in viral video who bragged about hacking over 1000 customers’ bank details and BVN



Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Lagos state zonal office, have arrested one Ihebuzo Chris for alleged cyber stalking.

Chris, a suspected hacker, was arrested recently in Benin, the Edo State capital, following a petition written to the commission by the bank he allegedly hacked.

According to reports, the suspect had, in a viral video which was posted online, claimed to be in possession of some personal information and Biometric Verification Numbers (BVN) of over 1000 customers of the said bank, which he claimed to have obtained after hacking into its data base from his personal laptop.

Items recovered from Chris at the point of arrest, include the laptop, which he used to upload the said viral video, a printout of over 2000 bank details, including the BVN of customers of the bank, 12 blank ATM cards suspected to be for perpetration of his alleged criminal activity.

EFCC officials said he would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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