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NSCDC Cracks Down on Cyber Crime, Two Syndicate Members Arrested in Abuja

Two members of a cybercrime ring who were experts at posing as NSCDC officers and other government officials have been detained by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

The suspects, Henry Ushie Odep, 34, and Emmanuel Ushie Odep, 23, both brothers from Cross River State, were apprehended following seven months of a well-planned covert operation by members of the NSCDC FCT Command with support from the Delta and Anambra State Police Command.

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The Commandant, Olusola Odumosu, cautioned all cybercriminals who specialize in scamming people to cease or be prepared to face the long arm of the law as she paraded the suspects at the Command Headquarters at Wuse, Zone 5 on Tuesday, April 30, 2024.

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“You recall the NSCDC FCT Command alerted the public in a press release of the existence of a fake Facebook account opened by an individual in the name of Commandant Olusola Odumosu, FCT Commandant,” he said.

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“Today I am glad to inform you that the manhunt for this suspect which began 7 months ago and followed by a well-coordinated covert operation by men of the NSCDC FCT Command with the assistance of the Delta and Anambra state commands has smoked out the masterminds behind the fraudulent Facebook account.” [CONTINUE READING HERE]

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