EFCC apprehends comedian, Pankeeroy over alleged internet fraud




The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the popular Instagram comedian and influencer, Nwagbo Oliver Chidera professionally known as  Pankeeroy, over an alleged bitcoin fraud.




The comedian confessed to having gone into the fraudulent activity due to depression and frustration. He is known for posing as a bitcoin vendor under the cover of a platform he formed and subsequently defrauding people of their hard-earned money.

It was also revealed that Pankeeroy currently has N22,300,000 worth of bitcoin in his name. Valuables were also seized from the comedian, one of which is a Mercedes Benz automobile worth millions of naira.

The comedian got apprehended on Wednesday, 21, April, and has been spotted in a photo bearing the charges levelled against him.



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