A computer forensic researcher in the US, Garwarner has commended the anti-graft agency Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on the arrest of Instagram big boy Mompha, describing him as a ‘criminal’.
Garwarner described the news of Mompha’s arrest by EFCC as huge, while stating that the Bureau De Change operator is a ‘scammer’ who hides his money in Dubai.
In a tweet, the forensics researcher said: “f you aren’t a big follower of West African crime, you won’t understand how HUGE this news is!”
“#Mompha is a “Top Ten” #BEC (Business Email Compromise) scammer / criminal who mostly hides with his money in Dubai. Well done, EFCC.”
Further expressing hope that Mompha’s ally Hushpuppi will as well be arrested, he wrote “To see the scale of this guy’s criminal earnings, just look at his Instagram account. maybe they’ll get his friend #Hushpuppi next ??”
The news of Mompha’s arrest was confirmed by EFCC’s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed on Tuesday afternoon.
The Bureau De Change operator is known for advertising his expensive lifestyle on Instagram with many state of the art cars worth over $1.76 million (N634,000,000).
Mompha, who is fondly referred to as the ‘king’ of Nigerian Bureau De Change, is renowned for his luxurious lifestyle which is well portrayed in his flagrant display of expensive cars, wristwatches, and bewildering landscapes and properties on Instagram.
According to Africa Facts Zone on Twitter “BDC Operator, Mompha is the first African to buy the $450,000 Rolls Royce Wraight Eagle Viii.”
“He owns a $330,000 2018 Rolls Royce Wraith, a $300,000 Ferrari 488 Spider, a $417,826 2019 Lamborghini Aventador, $265,500 Mclaren 650s & more. He’s been arrested for a Scam in Nigeria”