Wonder bank swindles Abia residents, closes office Ogbonnaya Ikokwu, Umuahia


A Company running a Crypstocurrency Scheme has swindled many residents of Umuahia the Abia state capital  of several amounts of money.

The office of the Company on Aba road Umuahia has been sealed off by the Abia State Command of Nigeria Police following suspected crashing of the Scheme.

It was gathered that the company under the name"Goldman Horizon Profit LTD" which  started operating the Scheme within the state Capital about two months ago equally established branches at a Shopping plaza on Warri Street by Uzuakoli as well as at Umudike within the state.

Though, the actual number of affected suscribers who fell into the suspected Scam   could not be ascertained as at press time, but those involved may run into over one thousand, a source told our Correspondent

The sealing of the company office by the Police, Monday evening followed an angry mob attack at the Warri Street branch of the company destroying property within the mall.

However, following the suspected crashing of the Scheme, many of the suscribers who had arrived the branches for thier cash out were put into joepardy as the staff of the company could not give explanations on why they could not receive thier profit from thier investment.

It was learnt that under the Company's agreement with its customers, each suscribers would receive 40% interest of their total investment after Ten days.

When our Correspondent visited the Aba Road office, Tuesday morning, many customers were seen standing in groups possibly talking over the amazing development while a dettachment of Officers from the State Command of the Nigera  Police we're seen Manning the Shopping Mall.

Narrating his ordeal, a man who would not like his name in prints disclosed that he was introduced into the Scheme by a close friend.

"At first, I was skeptical about this scheme after my experience with one Ponzi Scheme, but he kept assuring me that the scheme was not a Ponzi scheme rather an investment platform.

The  man who is in his mid forties regretted his involvement in the scheme even when he had the opportunity to back out from the Scheme .

"If I had known, I would not have rolled back both the profit and initial investment I had received last week Monday, I do not know how to explain to my wife whom I convinced to invest in the scheme as she has greater percentage of the amount invested", he expressed.

The State Police Command had recently advised Residents of the State to avoid becoming victims to such Scheme following reported  cases of Scam by illegal Financial institutions especially in Aba and then in Umuahia of the recent

Recall that the Central Bank of Nigeria has in different fora advised Nigerians against investing in Wonder Bank and Ponzi Schemes related transaction.

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