EFCC apprehends fake doctor in Lagos for fraud


Man identified as Williams Michael Ogwezi has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for posing as a doctor and staff of the Commission, only to defraud his unsuspecting victims.

Williams Michael was accused of being a member of a syndicate that specializes in forging identity cards of the Commission as well as those of other law enforcement agencies.

During investigations, the suspect had defrauded one of his victims, a lady, of jewelry valued at N10, 000,000.00 (Ten Million Naira) which led to his arrest.

He reportedly confessed to the crime committed and items were 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 (Lexus and Hyundai Genesis).

The Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren averred that he will soon be charged to court.

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