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

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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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