Popular Nigerian Instagram comedian, Pankeeroy, has been released following his arrest on alleged bitcoin fraud.

It would be recalled that the social media influencer was apprehended on the 20th of April, 2021 over alleged involvement in bitcoin fraud.

Pankeeroy has released an official statement following his recently release from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).


Below is what part of the statement said:

“Upon questioning and facts finding by officers of the Commission, our Client was released as there was no form of nexus linking him to the purported commission of the investigated crime. The positions of the Federal Government and its agencies are clear on Digital Currency and as such hampers various levels of growth and development in the economic and digital space.

pankeeroy statement

However, this call to Notice is necessary to clear the air and further repose the long term confidence of fans, friends, family members, and Business Associates of our Client that on no occasion was our Client indicted of any crime/offense and as such, the arrest was a product of Job Hazard.”

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