The Special Fraud Unit (SFU) has re-arrested a notorious and unrepentant fraudster, Chinedu Ezeona, a.k.a David Obiora Aniekwe, who operates around Enugu and Lagos axis of the country to defraud innocent Nigerians intending to travel to the United States of America.
The suspect targets mostly working class ladies preferably single intending to study abroad. He approaches them with his sugar coated tongue and establishes a relationship with them.
The suspect normally introduces himself as a contractor dealing in merchandising and general construction. He claimed to have done some construction works in Enugu but could not produce his company’s name, address and documents of the contracts he has executed.
Investigation revealed that Chinedu Ezeona introduces himself to his victims as a Senior System Analyst working in the Visa section of the American Embassy. He lures his victims by promising to assist them in procuring American Visa.
In April this year, Chinedu Ezeona was arrested by operatives of the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) over same allegation and charged to court but was released on bail in May, 2012.
It was learnt that the suspect fraudulently obtained the sum of $15,615 under pretence of procuring an American Visa for one of his victims, named Jennifer.
In connivance with his accomplices, Obioma Agu of Obitex Cosmetics Ventures and Sam Ufomadu, further investigation revealed that the suspect successfully collected a whooping sum of N4,9m from the victim for the purpose of helping her secure admission into Atlanta University, USA and visa procurement between June and July, 2012.
It was also confirmed that Chinedu Ezeona a.k.a David Obiora calls his victims with international numbers +19406031528 and +19406049866, which he claims belonged to the admission office of Atlanta University to authenticate his dealings.