The Kano State Police Command has arrested a Facebook fraudster Musa Lurwanu Maje who engaged in identity theft to dupe his unsuspecting victims.
Musa, 26, who assumed a female identity as Zahara Mansur, was requesting his male victims to send him their nude videos. He then used those videos to extort money from the victims by threatening to publish the videos for public consumption.
He opened the Facebook account, using a female identity and profile picture, to purpopsely dupe men through blackmail. Many have fallen victims of his blackmail by sending him money.
Following persistent complaints from different victims, the police launched investigation to reveal identity of the fraudster and he was finally tracked down and arrested.
The Kano State Police Command spokesperson Abdullahi kiyawa said the suspect will soon be arraigned in court.