EFCC Arrests Two Brothers on ATM Card Fraud Charges in Makurdi |
Agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of the Makurdi Zonal Division arrested two brothers on charges of ATM card fraud.
The brothers, identified as Samson Adayi and Jacob Adai, were arrested on Wednesday 3 February.
The agency said in a statement that the couple specializes in stealing ATM cards from innocent citizens, which they use to transfer funds from victims’ accounts to a POS terminal for subsequent withdrawals.
According to the EFCC, the suspects have numerous accounts that they use to commit their fraudulent activities.
Items recovered from them include: 29 ATM cards of different banks with different names; N51,000.00 in cash, an Infinix X683 phone, two small Itel phones, a Bluetooth headset, 9mobile and Airtel SIM cards.