Popular Instagram comedian Nwagbo Oliver Chidera also known as Pankeeroy has been arrested by operatives of the Lagos Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged internet fraud.
Pankeeroy is alleged to have been involved in ‘Bitcoin scam,’ an illicit act he said he started after falling into depression.
The funny man was however apprehended by the EFCC operatives on April 21, 2021 following an intelligence report received by the commission.
Reports by EFCC stated that the comedian posed as a vendor using a platform to defraud his victims.
Among the items seized from the comedian include a Mercedes Benz car worth N36M.
The commission also revealed that the Computer Science graduate of the Redeemers University, Ede has N22,300,000 worth of Bitcoin in his account.