Scam: Mastermind Behind Dangote-Cement Price-Slash Nabbed
The Lagos State Police Command apprehended 28-year-old Benjamin Ezeukwe on October 19, 2023, in the Rumuolumeni area of Rivers State.
He stands accused of orchestrating a fraudulent cement-price reduction scheme that targeted and deceived numerous unsuspecting Nigerians.
A press release signed by the Command’s Spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin stated that one Tecno phone, one IPhone, three SIM cards including that of 08039691980 which he used for the scam and a Toyota Avalon, which investigation revealed to be a proceed of his crime were in his possession.
“The suspect had in September, 2023 created a bogus but convincing online advert purportedly by Dangote Cement, claiming a massive price slash. Numerous unsuspecting customers fell prey to the scam, losing millions of Naira to the suspect.
“Investigation has so far revealed that the suspect had perpetrated several other similar scams. Suspect has since been arraigned.”