Sylvanus, a film producer, defrauded people out of N1 million using Regina Daniels’ details.
NewsReport gathered that Mr. Richard Sylvanus, a filmmaker, was arrested by the Federal Capital Territory Police Command for alleged impersonation.
The suspect allegedly opened YouTube and Gmail accounts in the name of Nollywood actress Regina Daniels.
Sylvanus was accused of defrauding people to the tune of N1m.
According to a source familiar with the case, Daniels’ lawyer reported the incident to police, and the suspect was arrested.
DSP Josephine Adeh, the FCT police spokesperson, confirmed the arrest and said the matter was being investigated.
“Sylvanus is in our custody,” she said. Following a tip, the police swung into action. He used an email address, firstname.lastname@example.org, and a YouTube account to impersonate Regina Daniels to defraud unsuspecting members of the public.
“As a result, members of the general public are
“Members of the public are, therefore, urged to take note and not fall victim to such snares as many other criminal ventures similar to this may be in existence. The matter is under diligent investigation.”