Lagos Zonal Office, Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested Williams Michael Ogwezi, popurlarly as Dr. Williams, for impersonation as staff of the Commission to fraud and extort victims.
The suspect, a member of a syndicate that specializes in forging identity cards of the Commission as well as those of other law enforcement agencies, was arrested in Lagos, following a report received by the Commission from the the Nigeria Police Area Command. Ajah, Lagos
Investigation revealed that the suspect had defrauded one of his victims, a lady, of jewelry valued at N10, 000,000.00 (Ten Million Naira) before his arrest. The suspect confessed to have been involved in the alleged crime.
Items recovered from him at the point of arrest include an identity card with inscription of EFCC, EFCC face masks, three laptops, three mobile phones and two vehicles.
The Staff of the Commission are also said to be carrying out investigated to arrest more people involved in such wicked act.