The operatives of the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested one Michael Jackson for his alleged involvement in internet fraud.
He was arrested on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, following the credible intelligence received by the Commission on the illegal activities of some individuals allegedly involved in computer-related fraud.
Jackson, who poses as Ella, a transgender woman, allegedly defrauded unsuspecting victims of millions of Naira. The suspect, who also claimed to be a Disc Jockey, DJ, had in his possession fetish items, which he claimed was “for grace and success.
”The EFCC had last year said Lagos, particularly Lekki, the fast-developing upper-middle-class area of the state, is emerging as the new hub of Internet scammers with over 402 suspected Internet fraudsters arrested in the area between April and June 2021.