- Defrauding UK-based Activist
- Blogger Arrested in Lagos
A fraudulent Nigerian blogger has landed in trouble after allegedly defrauding a UK-based activist the sum of N2.2million.
Nigerian blogger, Apeh Peterhot
A Nigerian blogger, Apeh Peterhot has been arrested by the Nigerian Police in Lagos, according to a report by DailyPost.
The Benue born Blogger had allegedly opened a facebook pseudo account in the name of Queen Ann Ochoga and used it to defraud Mr. Philip Agbese, to the tune of N2.2m.
Also, an innocent pregnant woman, Ann Johnson, was implicated in the said transaction after the blogger, while trying to cover his tracks cunningly used her bank account details, under the pretence that he had issues with his BVN.
He was however caught after the pregnant woman turned herself in at the police station and made confessional statement.
The culprit, who has been on the run for days, was arrested Tuesday afternoon, following a coordinated operation of civilians and undercover policemen, following a tip off.
He is currently being held at Idimu Police Station, Area M, Alimoso Division of Lagos command, pending a signal from the FCT command, where the matter is being handled.