The Operatives of the Economic and Finacial
Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal
Office, today have arrested four members of internet
The suspects involved in internet fraud,
forging of EFCC documents and the
commission chairman’s signature were
identified as Onoghere Romina (a.ka. Pastor
Joseph Romeo); Emoregan Fidelis Kelly
(a.k.a Williams Brian); Sunday Obi (a.k.a
Stuart Symington) and Remember Akpobome.
The suspects allegedly used a cloned
document of the EFCC as well as the forged
signature of the acting chairman of the
agency, Ibrahim Magu, to defraud an American
They were arrested following intelligence
report obtained from their victim, Patricia
Dewan Walker, a 60-year-old American.
They were alleged to have defrauded Walker
of an aggregate sum of $850,000 in dating
Items recovered from the suspects included
forged documents, including ‘Payment
Guarantee’ from the Office of the President of
Nigeria and mobile phones.
A statement contained on the agency’s
Twitter page, said the suspects, who have
confessed to the crime, will be charged to
court after investigation.