Woman who Own Swiss Gold Ponzi Scheme, Arrested at the Airport While Trying to Flee Nigeria
Lizzy Efe the woman who runs Popular Ponzi Scheme Swiss Gold has been arrested while trying to flee from the country, after raking in about a billion naira. Vanguard reports.
Efa was taken to Calabar after her arrest at the border between Nigeria and Cameroon in Bakassi.
The investors were demanding that the matter be transferred to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to avoid bias, because they believe that she has been arrested before and nothing was done.
One of the investors, a petroleum dealer, Mr. Justus Austin, disclosed that he has lost N11.6m to the scheme. EFCC operatives He called on EFCC to take over the ma
“People have invested so much money in the name of Swiss Gold; she is a breakaway from another group.
She was initially arrested but the police released her with a promise that she was going to pay after three months.
“They tracked one of the major investors to the Government House on Tuesday with huge funds.
She was of one those acting as intermediary to collect money from investors and it was through her that Efa was tracked.
“Meanwhile, we had lodged our petition with the EFCC, over the huge funds we paid into the scheme.
My wife and I, for instance mopped about N11.5m from our small businesses and lumped into the scheme.
The Zonal Police Public Relations Officer, Nelson Ukpabi said she will charged to court once Investigations are complete.