Cyber Crime: Lagos Based Hacker Arrested And Charged To Court

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The main reason why customers are always advised to keep there banking details private and away from internet Fraudsters, is to avoid unnecessary and unpermitted transactions.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reportedly gathered that a serial fraudster identified as Ramon Oshodi has been arrested by the Security operatives.

Gist Reporters gathered from NAN that the said fraduster is a well known hacker who has long being illegally hacking bank accounts of individuals through the use of their phones in most cases, ATM cards and online unsecure data base sites.

He was however arrested by the Lagos State Police Command and according to the reports released by the force Public Relations Officer (PRO), Oshodi is a 27 year old that resides in Lagos. He was apprehended after he swindled another victim of over N4.7 million naira.

Reports from an eye witness reveals he was on a motorcycle at about 7:50am when he was stoped by the police men who was on road duty of stop and search, they found wirh him ATM cards with different names and also SIM cards suspected to be his numerous lines during Communication with victims.

The police also revealed a cash of about N100,000 cash in his possession.

He was however interrogated, there he then confessed of hacking and stealing people’s money.

According to him, whenever he steals any of his victim’s phone, he removes the SIM cards, works on them and, thereafter, hacks into their bank accounts. He told the police that he buys stolen phones and ATM cards from the ghetto at Akala-Idioro, Mushin.

Oshodi upon his arrest, has been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court sitting at Ikeja, Ogba on a seven-count charge of conspiracy, breach of peace, fraud, stealing, receiving of stolen properties and unlawful possession of ATM cards.


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