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Facebook accounts hacker arrested in Nigeria Updated for 2021

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Updated: February 25, 2021

Operatives of the Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office have arrested a notorious FaceBook accounts hacker, Okohwan Kelvin; he was arrested recently in Warri, Delta State.  

His arrest followed discreet monitoring of his online activities, based on complaints from members of the public alleging that he hacked and took over their FaceBook accounts, after they clicked on a phisting link he sent to them.

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Preliminary investigations showed that Kelvin had hacked about one hundred FaceBook accounts using phishing links generated from an online hacking website.

It was also discovered that the suspect was selling hacked FaceBook accounts to other fraudsters who were using them for various nefarious online activities.  In some cases, he used many of the accounts himself to defraud friends of his victims.

He would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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Tony Orilade
Tony Orilade
Tony Orilade, a Nigerian journalist, is Acting Head, Media and Publicity of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja, Nigeria. This is an official statement from him. The headline might have been slightly modified.

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