EFCC arrests fake Lagos doctor for fraud


Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Lagos Zonal Office, have captured one Williams Ogwezi, otherwise called Dr. Williams, for parading himself as an official of the commission to dupe his clueless casualties.

He was said to have additionally produced EFCC character cards and those of other law requirement organizations.

The Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, unveiled in a proclamation in Abuja, on Thursday, that Ogwezi was captured in Lagos, following a report from the Nigeria Police Area Command, Ajah, Lagos.

It said, “Investigation revealed that the suspect had defrauded one of his victims, a lady, of jewelry valued at N10 million before his arrest. The suspect confessed to the crime in his confessional statement to the EFCC.”

“Items recovered from him at the point of arrest include an identity card with an inscription of EFCC; EFCC face masks, three laptops, three mobile phones and two vehicles (Lexus and Hyundai Genesis),” the statement indicated, adding that the suspect would soon be charged to court.


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