Social media big boy “Nwata Anayo Eze” arrested over $8.5m (N3.2bn) fraud

Social media big boy “Nwata Anayo Eze” arrested over $8.5m (N3.2bn) fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arraigned social media big boy, “Nwata Anayo Eze” over alleged $8.5 million (N3.2 billion) scam.

According to EFCC, Nwata Anayo Eze whose real name is Onwuzuruike Ikenna Kingsley known by his friends as Jeff Sikora was picked up for suspected case of internet fraud.

He was also arraigned for conspiracy, impersonation, forgery, possession of proceeds and obtaining money by false pretence.

A statement from EFCC read:

“EFCC Arraigns Alleged Internet Fraud Kingpin For $8.5m Scam

“The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Port Harcourt’s zonal office on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 arraigned one Onwuzuruike Ikenna Kingsley (aka Jeff Sikora), a self-styled President/ Chief Executive Officer of United States-based Prime Trust Credit Union Bank before Justice A.T. Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on an eight count charge bordering on conspiracy, impersonation, forgery, possession of proceeds and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of Eight Million, Five Hundred and Two Thousand Dollars ($8,502,000.00).

The offence contravenes Section 1 (1) (a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act, 2006 and punishable under Section 1 (3) of the same Act.“

Anayo Eze is known for displaying his wealth on Facebook. He is the self acclaimed President/Chief Executive Officer of United States-based Prime Trust Credit Union Bank and several Oil/Gas and Real Estate businesses across the Southeastern part of Nigeria.

Recently, he took to his Facebook page to reveal in a video that his enemies are making efforts to pull him down.

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