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EFCC arrest man who stole over 1000 BVN details of bank customers


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a man for alleged cyberstalking.

This is coming after one Ihebuzo Chris bragged about hacking into a thousand people’s bank accounts.

Chris was arrested recently in Benin City, Edo State, following a petition received by the Commission from the bank he allegedly hacked.

Earlier Chris had, in a viral video, bragged about being in possession of some personal information and Biometric Verification Numbers of over 1000 customers of the bank, which he claimed to have obtained after hacking into its database from his personal laptop computer.

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Items recovered from the suspected hacker at the time of the arrest, includes; a laptop computer, which he used to upload the viral video, a printout of over 2000 bank details, including the BVN of customers of the bank, 12 blank ATM cards suspected to be for the perpetration of his alleged criminal activity.

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According to EFCC officials, Chris will be arraigned to court immediately investigations are concluded.