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Police Arrest Cybercrime Suspect, Muhammed Zenabdin With Counterfeit Currency Worth $100K | #cybercrime | #computerhacker

at 9-04-2024 04:44 PM (5 hrs ago) Online (m)

In a significant operation against cybercrime, the Nigeria Police Force National Cybercrime Center (NPF-NCCC) in Abuja apprehended Muhammed Zenabdin for criminal conspiracy and possession of suspected counterfeit currency amounting to one hundred thousand United States Dollars ($100,000.00).

Acting on credible intelligence, operatives of the NPF-NCCC conducted a raid on a suspected cybercrime hideout located in Garki II, FCT. Despite the escape of other members of the criminal gang, Muhammed Zenabdin was successfully apprehended. A subsequent search revealed compelling evidence, including sophisticated counterfeit detection equipment, international passports, mobile phones, and a luxury vehicle, along with One Hundred Thousand United States Dollars in one-hundred-dollar bills believed to be counterfeits.

Confirming the arrest, Nigeria Police Force spokesperson, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, stated that the suspect provided indicting confessional statements and offered valuable information to aid in the apprehension of other gang members. Upon the conclusion of the investigation, the suspect(s) will face arraignment in court.

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, commended the Director of the NCCC, CP Uche Ifeanyi Henry, and his team for their diligent efforts in combating cybercrime. He also issued a stern warning to all cybercrime threat actors, urging them to cease their illicit activities or face severe legal consequences.

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Posted: at 9-04-2024 04:44 PM (5 hrs ago) | Addicted Hero


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