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A 25-year-old man, identified as Chukwudi Chukwu has been arrested by the Police in Enugu for allegedly swapping the ATM card of his victim with the intention to commit fraud.
The suspect, who was said to have swapped the UBA ATM card of his female victim with another ATM, was arrested at Chime Avenue, Enugu while trying to obtain funds from the account at another bank.
In a statement on Saturday, Police spokesman Daniel Ndukwe said the suspect confessed to being a member of a syndicate that specializes in swapping the ATM cards of unsuspecting victims with nonfunctional cards.
Ndukwe further stated that the police recovered 9 ATM cards of different banks and a tricycle with registration number ENU677WW, belonging to the syndicate.
He revealed that an intense but discreet investigation was ongoing to arrest and bring to book other members of the crime syndicate, including the suspect’s accomplices who escaped arrest.
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