Four suspected thieves who specialize in defrauding victims in Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State have been arrested by operatives of Decoy Squad led by ASP Julius Robinson.
The suspects include Allison Louis, 27 years, a native of Numan LGA of Adamawa State, Sunday David, 22yrs from Otukpo, Benue State, Peter Akagbai, 20yrs from Umuokwe Quarters of Ogwashi-Uku and Chibuzor Elumeze 23yrs from Ogbenta-Obi Quarters, all males.
The Police also recovered from the suspects, one (1) tricycle and fifteen (15) different bank ATM cards.
The Delta State Police Command confirmed the report in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe.
The Police image maker said, “During the course of the investigation, the suspects confessed to a series of frauds committed within Ogwashi-Uku and Asaba metropolis with POS operators and filling stations as their major victims.”
According to DSP Edafe, “The suspects said they go to filling stations, POS operators and supermarkets, purchase items and also make withdrawals with the ATM cards and then call their banks and give a false complaint that the transaction was not successful.
“The banks without due investigation will then wrongly debit the victims and credit the accounts of the suspects.
“They have so far defrauded their various victims several millions of naira.”
DSP Edafe said, ”Investigation is ongoing.”