EFCC arrests popular Nigerian comedian “Pankeeroy” over case of fraud

Pankeeroy arrest
Pankeeroy arrest

EFCC arrests  Nigerian comedian and social media Influencer, Nwagbo Oliver Chidera, popularly known as Pankeeroy, over alleged over case of fraud.

Pankeeroy has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Lagos’s Zonal Office for suspected cyber crime.

On Thursday, April 22, the comedian was paraded alongside 34 others. They were apprehended on April 21 at their hideout in James Court, Lekki, Lagos, after the Commission received confirmed information about their suspected criminal activities.

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According to kossyderrickent, Chidera had been posing as a vendor who redeems bitcoin vouchers using the bitcoincoretrading.com website to defraud his unsuspecting victims before his arrest. He said he got into Bitcoin scam after suffering from depression.

According to a statement released by the commission on Thursday, he was arrested and a Mercedes Benz AMG GLE model worth N36,000,000 was recovered from him, Exotic vehicles, iPhones, desktop computers, Android devices, and Macbook devices were among the items seized from the suspects.

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Investigations revealed that the suspect has N22,300,000 in Bitcoin in his blockchain account, according to the statement.

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