Fake EFCC staff arrested for fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Williams Michael Ogwezi, also known as Dr. Williams, for parading himself as a staff of the Commission to defraud his victims.

The EFCC revealed that Williams is a member of a syndicate which specializes in forging identity cards of the Commission as well as those of other law enforcement agencies.

The suspect was arrested after the commission received a report from the Nigeria Police Area Command Ajah, Lagos.

Investigation showed that the suspect had defrauded a lady of jewellery valued at ten million Naira before his arrest.

Williams has reportedly confessed to the crime and items recovered from him at the point of arrest include an identity card with the inscription of EFCC, EFCC face masks, three laptops, three mobile phones and two vehicles (Lexus and Hyundai Genesis).

Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren while confirming his arrest said the suspect will soon be charged to court.

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