Port Harcourt real estate scammer, others to appear in court
De-Villa’s manager, kelly Nworgu accused of duping over 400 prospective land subscribers in Port Harcourt.
The Police Command says it has concluded investigation with real estate agents on the alleged duping of residents of Port Harcourt over land transactions.
The Police Public Relations Officer DSP Nnamdi Omoni has confirmed that the manager of De-villa, Kelly Nworgu, has shown that he diverted money paid to him to other uses and failed to deliver on the agreements.
He said over 400 victims of the land sales are currently demanding from the fraudulent land speculator for their investment’s return.
“He faces charges of Advanced Fee Fraud. As we speak it’s clear that he won’t be able to satisfy with his obligations to land subscribers and the number of his victims keep climbing. So far, over 400 persons have presented their documents claiming that they paid cash to him given parcels land.”
The sureties to Kelly Nworgu had withdrawn their sureties after they had been detained in the police cell for 3 weeks, while after he was granted bail Kelly Nworgu failed to appear before the authorities in honor of his bail bonds.
Nnamdi Omoni also clarified that a traditional ruler of the community in which the said property was allegedly purchased from had admitted to collecting N40 million from Kelly Nworgu, will also to be arraigned in court with one person identified as Onome, an aid to Kelly Nworgu who assisted him for money laundering.
On the sort of charges he will be confronted with, the Authorities say he will be arraigned in court later this week for 419 on charges of Advanced Fee Fraud.
The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP, Nnamdi Omoni called to emulate men and shun the urge for money.
The PPRO while receiving an award urged the undergraduate to emulate men who have distinguished themselves through hard work and not quick money and tow from the society the path of honor.
Omoni clarified as the law students honoured him that the award meant a lot.
The suspected fake real estate developer was arrested in October 2019 when traumatized prospective customers wrote a request to the Rivers State Commissioner, CP Mustapha Dandaura, complaining that they had been deceived to pay a few millions of Naira through tempting promos and consistent commercials on radio for non-existent parcels of land.