US Mission In Nigeria Reacts To EFCC’s Arrest Of Suspect On FBI Wanted List, Igwilo


The US Mission in Nigeria has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for arresting Osondu Victor Igwilo, a suspected fraudster.
Igwilo, according to a tweet by the US Mission, has been on the wanted list of the Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI for a very long time.





The US mission also congratulated the EFCC for partnering with the FBI to arrest Igwilo.
The tweet reads: “With Justice as our mutual priority, we congratulate @officialEFCC for partnering with the @FBI & arresting long-time wanted suspect Igwilo for fraud conspiracy, money laundering and aggravated identity theft.”
https://twitter.com/USinNigeria/status/1503379052626915337?t=pTINvlZbOqktVJ5s5l7Uvw&s=19
A statement released by Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC spokesperson on Monday says its operatives arrested Igwilo, an alleged leader of a criminal network who has been on the wanted list of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) since 2018.
The anti-graft agency said Igwilo was apprehended in Lagos on Thursday along with three others; Okafor Nnamdi Chris, Nwodu Uchenna Emmanuel, and John Anazo Achukwu at a studio in the Sangotedo area of Lagos.
They are said to be involved in money laundering and identity theft to the tune of $100million.





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