Video: Otunba Cash Arrested in Istanbul, Turkey for $1.4m Email Scam
Emmanuel Aneke, popularly known as Otunba Cash and his 8-man gang were arrested in Istanbul, Turkey on Friday, 25th October, 2018 in connection with a $1.4 million email scam committed in Denmark.
The Danish Police began their investigation in May, when the company defrauded by Otunba Cash and his gang reported to the Police in Denmark. The investigation revealed that the money and paper trail leads back to a Nigerian International Fraud Network in Turkey. Hence, The Danish Intelligence Unit informed the Istanbul Cyber Crime Division in Turkey, and it leads to further investigations which in turn, lead to the arrest of the main culprits.
Following the technical and physical follow-up, police carried out the simultaneous operation in Istanbul on 18 October. Seized items include Otunba Cash’s luxury cars, 17 mobile phone, 17 sim card, 3 flash memory, 4 computer, 1 memory card, 20 thousand dollars, 5 thousand euros, the value of 65 thousand dollars 5 necklaces, 3 bracelets, 2 handcuffs, 2 rings, 1 earring, Rolex watch, and numerous international crime seized documents.