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EFCC Arrests Nigerian Church Founder Wanted By FBI For Wire Fraud

Operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested founder of Praying City Church, Kelechi Anozie, a suspect on the wanted list of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for wire fraud and money laundering.

According to a statement on Thursday by EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, Anozie was nabbed following intelligence linking him to alleged conspiracy, wire fraud and money laundering.

He is said to have worked with four accomplices: Valentine Iro, Ekene Ekechukwu (alias Ogedi Power), Bright Azubuike (alias Bright Bauer Azubuike) and Ifeanyi Junior.

“They are alleged to have defrauded one F. F., who lives in Illinois, the sum of $135,800 and another $47,000”, the statement added.

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