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Delta police command arrest nine suspected bank hackers
 
By: News Editor
Tue, 15 Nov 2022   ||   Nigeria, Delta State
 

The Delta State Police Command has arrested nine suspected bank account hackers in the State.
The arrest was confirmed by the State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Ali, during an interview with newsmen on Monday.
He said; “In a bid to get rid of the syndicate who uses tricycles to rob passengers of their valuables, phones, hack into their accounts and withdraw their money.’’
“I directed the command’s D-Coy squad to investigate and ensure that members of the syndicate are arrested and brought to book.’’
“In compliance with my directive, the team embarked on an intelligence-led investigation, stormed their hideout behind Point Hotel in Iyiagu Estate, in Anambra State, and arrested one Ikechukwu Ayigbe, 26, who is the gang’s bank account hacker.’’
“Others arrested were Tobi James, 30, who buys the stolen phones and waybills them to Lagos, and seven other suspects, with over 60 SIM cards recovered.”
Ali said investigation is ongoing to bring the perpetrators to book.
The Commissioner commanded the residents in the state for their support to the police.
Ali further urged the public to provide useful and timely information that will aid the command in crime fighting, adding that their identities will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.

 

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