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Yahoo Plus Boy Uses Juju To Hack Into EcoBank Mobile App, Withdraws N207 Million

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Yahoo Plus Boy, Internet Fraudster Uses Charm To Hack Into Ecobank Mobile App, Withdraws N207 Million

A suspected internet fraudster, James Nwagalezi, was on Thursday arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court for allegedly conniving with Okoli Nmesoma, already facing trial, to hack into the mobile app account of Eko Bank Plc and unlawfully withdrew N207 million.

28-year-old Nwagalezi is facing a four-count charge bordering on felony to wit unlawfully hacking into bank account and stealing, preferred against him by the Police.

Police prosecutor, Inspector Jimoh Joseph, told the court that the defendant and others still at large committed the offence on April 27 at Igboelerin, Okokomaiko, Ojo, Lagos.

He said The management of the bank at its headquarters in Lagos reported the fraud to the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, in charge of Ikoyi Division, SP Tijani Mustapha, who directed a crack team led by Inspector Tope Ijatuyi to fish out the suspects.

He added that “Nwagalezi was arrested after several months of manhunt. His arrest brings the number of suspects arrested and charged to court to six. The Police are still hunting for more suspects involved in the alleged fraud.”

According to the prosecutor, the offences are punishable under Sections 411, 387, 287 and 325 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.

However, Nwagalezi pleaded not guilty to the charge.
Magistrate B. I. Bakare granted him N1 million bail, with two sureties in like sum, one of whom must be a community leader.

He adjourned the case till July 4 and ordered that the defendant be remanded at the Ikoyi Prison, pending when he is able to perfect his bail conditions. [NAN]



  1. Zoki

    June 8, 2018 at 6:28 AM

    Please give me the juju I want to use it to get 2 million . They won’t catch me greedy boi
    D amt u withdraw is too much. U should have tried 5million max

  2. Danti

    June 8, 2018 at 8:11 AM

    What juju? So, are Russians(king of all Hacking) using juju? Wise up!

  3. DB

    June 8, 2018 at 9:23 AM

    Even the guy de laugh. More like trying to give the politicians a run for their theft

  4. iron bar

    June 8, 2018 at 11:34 AM

    21st century police force telling us that juju is involved in wire fraud…yet they have fraud unit..they should go for training and understand how stuff someone who passed an exam with expo used juju to pass..shame

  5. Big Aunty Koks

    June 8, 2018 at 12:10 PM

    But that medical doctor turned hacker had warned that Naija Banks are very easy to hack into. So, go back to the drawing board and see how your security app can be reinforced for effective protection.
    If one honest man with good intention approaches Bank for small loan to start honest business, they would lead him a merry dance with protocols before finally refusing the application. Hmmm dis story tire person a beg!

  6. Lola O

    June 8, 2018 at 5:56 PM

    If juju was so effective to make money, why are herbalists and ritualists so wretched? The guy and his cohorts are extremely smart (though using their talents in negative ways). The police and financial institutions should hire them to combat internet fraud. After all, can incantations work on computers wey no get Papa or Mama. Abi anyone sabi computer Mama name? I go give you N5 million to anyone who fit tell me.

  7. Endurance

    June 8, 2018 at 8:37 PM

    This is a completely pervasive way of using one’s own talents. It is a criminal offence earthwide to engage in cyber crime. His talent should have been well channeled to contributing to the cyber security of the financial sector rather than unlawfully hacking into bank account and stealing such mindboggling amount of money. This is a criminal act. He should be thoroughly dealt with to discourage potential criminal from engaing in such cyber crime. This is of course an eye opener for our banking institution in the country too. They need to engage in full infrastruture upgrade, network defence and breach prevention in order to uphold total security of the banking sector.

  8. fifelomo

    June 8, 2018 at 11:14 PM

    No juju involved , my guy is simply talented.

  9. angelsarewatching

    June 10, 2018 at 9:43 AM

    guys …don’t allow Russia to lay hand on that guy….they will train and brush him up enough to hack into 2019 election in Nigeria. Ure warned !!!

  10. Yakubu zailani Hassan

    April 10, 2020 at 9:10 AM

    Good morning all

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