EFCC Arrests Comedian Pankeeroy Over Alleged Internet Fraud

 

EFCC Arrests Comedian Pankeeroy, Others Over Alleged Internet Fraud
Pankeeroy

 

 

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.

 

Read Also: Femi Otedola Celebrates Eldest Daughter Tolani On Her Birthday

The funny man was however apprehended by the EFCC operatives on April 21, 2021 following an intelligence report received by the commission.

EFCC Arrests Comedian Pankeeroy, Others Over Alleged Internet Fraud

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.

 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.