The Electronic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, arrested Felix Osilama Okpoh for his involvement in a $6M internet fraud. FBI sometime in 2019 for their alleged involvement in a Business Email Compromise, BEC, scheme that defrauded over 70 businesses in the United States, of over $6,000,000 USD.
FBI Listed Felix Osilama Over $6M Deal
The suspect allegedly provided over 40 bank accounts to his conspirators, which were used to receive fraudulent wire transfers from their victims totalling over $1,000, 000USD. He was, on August 21, 2019, indicted in the United States District Court, District of Nebraska, on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
However, Okpoh, on Friday, September 18, 2020, turned himself in at the Lagos Zonal Office of the Commission in company with his parents, Col. Garuba Okpoh (retd.) and Chief (Mrs.) Justina Okpoh. Okpoh, during interrogation, said he made the move to surrender himself to the Commission out of respect he had for his parents and his resolve to be morally upright. Click here to join us on Facebook and Twitter @intelNaija