Oseghale Collins who is a suspect of a cyber scam was on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, arrested by operatives of EFCC, Benin Zonal Office at his shelter in Benin City, Edo State.
Collins who practices Business Email Compromise, BEC, was arrested with his two brothers, Stephen and Fred Emefiele, who are also alleged to be involved in cybercrime.
In his confessional statement, Collins declared that he specializes in BEC and that his modus operandi was to search for email addresses particularly official business email addresses, generate a phishing link and compromise the method in order to defraud unsuspecting victims.
When EFCC arrived their home in the Government Reservation Area, GRA, in Benin City, they detected what appears to be a workstation of laptops, printer, internet modem, flash drive, with which they operate.
A Mercedes Benz ML 350 vehicle was also recovered from the suspect.