Three suspects have been apprehended in connection to a fake Facebook account allegedly used to impersonate the Chief of Staff to Imo State Governor, Chief Uche Nwosu. 


DSP Andrew Enwerem, Public Relation Officer to the police, said that the suspects, Nwokoma Ezekachi, Reuben Ogwuonye Ubongwung and Nwaeguzor Hope Miracle are the brain behind the fake account using the name and pictures of the chief to defraud unsuspecting individuals of huge some of money.

He gave the details of the account used by the fraudsters in duping their victims as: Account Name: Stella Monday, 0242239274, GT Bank and their phone number as: 08175433203 registered with the name Dr Lawson Briggs.

According Enwerem, the suspects posted transactions relating to allocation for lands, award of contracts, fertilizer distribution and employment opportunities and used that medium to defraud unsuspecting members of the public who had a conviction that they were dealing with the real Chief of Staff.

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