Operatives in the Hawk Tactical Squad of the Enugu State Command have arrested a criminal syndicate specialised in ATM card swapping.
This was made known in a press release signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Daniel Ndukwe, on the command’s Twitter page on Tuesday.
Ndukwe said, “Police Operatives serving in Hawk Tactical Squad of the Enugu State Command, together with Troops of the Nigerian Air Force Enugu, on 6th of May, at about 4: 30pm, intercepted and arrested in Emene, Enugu, a criminal syndicate of four Automated Teller Machine Cards swapping suspects. They include three males: Michael Sopuruchi, 36, Osinachi Godwin,18, Moses Ani, 29, and a mother of four, Chika Nwoko, 29, from Emenite, Emene, Enugu.”
According to Ndukwe, the suspects were arrested while escaping to their criminal hideout in Emene, Enugu, after they fraudulently stole the ATM Card and PIN of an unsuspecting 63-year-old male victim while pretending to assist him withdraw money from a commercial Bank ATM along Ogui Road, Enugu.
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