A 21-year-old boy who has been posing as an estranged son of billionaire businessman Ned Nwoko, the husband of actress Regina Daniels, has been arrested.
Emmanuel O. Israel who was operating with the fake name, Emzy Ned Nwoko Jnr on social media, was arrested in Mbiama, Porthm Harcourt, Rivers.State.
According to the police, Israel operated scam Facebook, twitter, WhatsApp and emails to hoodwink the public and defraud unsuspecting Nigerians.
The police say that in many instances, Israel met with unsuspecting members of the public and extorted money from them after promising them he would help secure financial deals and favours for them.
He was reportedly arrested alongside his sister, Love Israel, for criminal impersonation, conspiracy, defamation of character and conduct likely to threaten public peace.