Comedian Pankeeroy Arrested for Alleged Fraud

The comedian was arrested alongside 34 others in Lagos for committing fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Nwagbo Oliver Chidera, also known as Pankeeroy, a popular Instagram comedian and influencer, for alleged bitcoin fraud.

Due to depression and frustration, the comedian did admit to participating in fraudulent activity. He is well-known for impersonating a bitcoin vendor under the pretense of a platform he created and scamming people out of their hard-earned cash.

According to the report, Pankeeroy also has N22,300,000 worth of bitcoin in his name. The comedian’s belongings were also seized, including a Mercedes-Benz automobile worth millions of naira.

According to Efcc’s official report, the comedian was arrested alongside 34 others in Lagos.

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