The Operator of a Ponzi scheme, Inks Nation, Omotade-Sparks Amos Sewanu, who was declared wanted in November 2020 by the declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has finally been arrested by the Sokoto Zonal Office of the anti-graft agency.
EFCC Spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren disclosed this in a statement issued on Friday, adding that the suspect has made useful statement.
Uwujaren said Amos Sewanu was arrested on Thursday May 27, 2021.
According to him the suspect, who hails from Badagry Lagos State was declared wanted by the EFCC in November 2020 after efforts to apprehend him failed.
He is the alleged mastermind of a huge pyramid investment scheme through which many citizens were defrauded of monies to the tune of over Thirty Two Million Naira.
The EFCC Spokesman also said, “He had floated a phony online digital currency called “Pinkoin” which lured many Nigerians to invest between One Thousand Naira to One Hundred Thousand Naira with a promise of unrealistic returns and went ahead to distribute a payment card called “Pink Card” to further confuse his victims.
“Omotade-Sparks equally made false claims that he was in partnership with the EFCC to persuade people to invest in his devious scheme.
“The scammer was not licensed to operate a financial institution. He will be arraigned in court at the conclusion of investigation.”