A man who allegedly utilizes charms to swindle POS operators in Awka has been apprehended by Anambra State police.
According to Anaedoonline.ng, the charm-wielding man cuts plain white sheets into naira notes and provides them to POS workers to deposit into accounts.
After transferring their funds to accounts provided by the suspected fraudster, the operators only find that the stated money is just papers.
The fraudster’s identity was given as Chisom Nweke by DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, spokesman for the Anambra State Police command, who announced the arrest in a press statement.
Ikenga said: “Police Operatives today 15/9/2022 at about 9am arrested one Chisom Nweke ‘M’ aged 26yrs, of Umuawulu, Awka along Amawbia roundabout.
“He confessed to be using charms to defraud POS operators within Awka and its environs.
“Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspect cuts plain white papers in size of money and gives to the POS operator for deposit.”
According to the command, there are allegations that Nweke is a part of a syndicate with other individuals, and there are currently measures being made to apprehend other gang members.
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