Oseghale Collins, a suspected internet fraudster was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office at his hideout in Benin City, Edo State on Tuesday 20th August 2019. Collins who specialises in Business Email Compromise, BEC, was arrested alongside his two coworkers Stephen and Fred Emefiele, who are also alleged to be involved in fraud.
In his confessional statement, Collins stated that he specialises in BEC and that his modus operandi was to search for email addresses especially official business email addresses, create a phishing link and compromise the process in order to defraud unsuspecting victims.
When eccentrically operatives arrived their apartment in the GRA (Government Reservation Area), in Benin City, they met what appears to be a workstation of laptops, printers, modem, flash drive, with which they operate. A Mercedes Benz ML 350 was also recovered from the suspect.