Police Nab Suspected Mastermind Of Dangote Cement’s Price Slash Scam



The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Benjamin Ezeukwe for allegedly masterminding and fleecing hundreds of innocent Nigerians in an elaborate Dangote Cement-price-slash scam.

A statement signed by Police Public Relations Officer,
Lagos Command, Benjamin Hundeyin, on Sunday, said the 28-year-old suspect was arrested on October 19, 2023 in Rumuolumeni area of Obio/Akpor local government area of Rivers State.

The arrest followed weeks of intensive investigation by officers of Area A Command of the State Command.

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“Found in his possession were one Tecno phone, one IPhone, three SIM cards which he used for the scam and a Toyota Avalon, which investigation revealed to be a proceed of his crime.

” The suspect had in September, 2023 created a bogus but convincing online advert purportedly by Dangote Cement, claiming a massive price slash. Numerous unsuspecting customers fell prey to the scam, losing millions of Naira to the suspect.

” Investigation has so far revealed that the suspect had perpetrated several other similar scams. Suspect has since been arraigned,” the statement added.


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