The male suspect admitted to tricking a large number of people in order to obtain their nude photographs and films, and then threatened to blackmail them if they refused to transfer money to him.
The Fraudster specializes in exploiting female names, making Social Media accounts, and scamming his victims, according to a report by DSP Haruna Kiyawa, a police public relations officer.
After a woman named Zahra Mansur complained that someone was using her identity, images, and videos to create Facebook profiles and defrauding unsuspecting members of the public, he was arrested.
In light of this latest development, CP Sama’ila Dikko, the Commissioner of Police, has demanded the arrest of the alleged fraudster.
Musa Lurwanu Maje, also known on social media as Musa L Maje, a 26-year-old resident of Sitti Village in Sumaila LGA, Kano State, was recently detained by the police.
The suspect admitted to defrauding unsuspecting members of the public by using social media and creating bogus accounts.
He claimed to have made a false Facebook account under the name “Zahra Mansur,” and to have used her photos and videos to deceive people without her permission.
The guy was apprehended with a Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro smartphone worth N200,000 and other valuable accessories purchased with the proceeds of crime.
The sum of seventy thousand naira was also recovered in his possession, according to the police. He was also found with naked images and recordings of victims.