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Alhaji Ugly Rex, two others arrested for internet fraud, money laundering

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Alhaji Ugly Rex an alleged online fraudster, has been arrested alongside two others in a sting operation by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal Office.

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The suspects who will soon be charged to court, were identified as Adugwe Rex Odinaka(aka Alhaji Ugly Rex), Igwe Prince Chukwuebuka (aka Trad Marley) and Ifeanyi Nicholas Chukwulenwa, were arrested in Omoku, Rivers State.

Preliminary investigations by the EFCC revealed that Odinaka engaged in “laundering of fraudulently obtained gift cards”, specifically iTunes and Amazon cards, while Chukwuebuka and Chukwulenwa were into romance and dating scams and had successfully defrauded three Americans in the process.

The EFCC further disclosed that the arrested alleged fraudsters are operating in a syndicate, and other members of the syndicate are being tracked and funds fraudulently realized from the scam are also being tracked.

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