The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested Kelechi Vitalis Anozie, a suspect on the watch list of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI.

Anozie is the Founder of Praying City Church located in Owerri, Imo State.

According to a statement issued by the anti-graft agency, he was arrested following credible intelligence linking him to alleged conspiracy, wire fraud and money laundering.

The statement read, “Operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the EFCC, have arrested Kelechi Vitalis Anozie, a suspect on the watch list of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI.

“He was arrested on March 10, 2022, following credible intelligence linking him to alleged conspiracy, wire fraud and money laundering.

“Anozie and four other suspects: Valentine Iro, Ekene Ekechukwu (alias Ogedi Power), Bright Azubuike (alias Bright Bauer Azubuike) and Ifeanyi Junior, are alleged to have defrauded one F.F who lives in Illinois, United States, the sum of $135,800 US Dollars and another $47,000.”

This comes a week after the EFCC arrested a suspected international “Catcher” on the watch list of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI.

The suspect identified as Osondu Victor Igwilo, 52, who had been on the FBI watch list since 2018 was arrested last Thursday in Lagos.

According to the EFCC, Igwilo was arrested for alleged fraud, money laundering and identity theft to the tune of about $100m.