In a significant move to uphold cybersecurity and combat financial fraud, the Nigeria Police National CyberCrime Centre successfully arraigned Wilfred Bonse for his alleged involvement in a sophisticated conspiracy, culminating in a staggering 50 million naira fraud case.
Bonse, a resident of Flat 6 block 9, Aso Garden Estate Karsana, Abuja, faced charges ranging from conspiracy to commit computer-related fraud to money laundering, as per Sections 14(1) of the Cybercrime (Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act, 2015, and Sections 20(a)(b) & 21(a) of the Money Laundering (Prevention and Prohibition) Act, 2022.
The culmination of a meticulous investigation into the Patricia security breach, the arraignment marks a pivotal moment in the relentless pursuit of justice by the Nigeria Police Force.Following the court proceedings, Bonse was remanded at a correctional facility pending the next hearing.
Inspector General of Police, Olukayode Adeolu Egbetokun, reiterated the Force’s unyielding commitment to upholding the law and ensuring justice.
Meanwhile, under the leadership of CP Uche Ifeanyi Henry, the Force National Cybercrime Centre continues to spearhead initiatives aligned with global best practices in combating cyber and cyber-enabled crimes.
To further bolster the fight against cybercrimes, the public is encouraged to engage with the Force National Cybercrime Centre by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org for inquiries or to share vital information.