A popular Nigerian pastor, Smart Alban Ikechukwu has allegedly absconded with his members’ money after he told them to invest on his forex trading business.
According to a report by Warri Aproko Special, Smart Alban Ikechukwu, the Spiritual leader of Treasure House Church located at Asaba, behind Toscana Hotel, Opposite Police headquarters Asaba, Delta state claimed to be into forex trading with a registered company, Smart Alban Global Investment Ltd, and promised to pay his church members, who invest into his forex scheme from 30% to 700% as monthly return on their investments.
It was also alleged that the clergyman stopped paying to his members their monthly return since January 2021 but due to the trust, the members have for him, they kept on investing up to March 2021 hoping he would pay as he promised.
Prophet Smart went on and created a Telegram group chat for the investors and they were up 4000 investors in the platform. He reportedly locked the ground chat so no members could send in messages and he only post evidence of refunds once in a week because he earlier announced that he will refund all the investors their capitals, but unfortunately to the investors, Smart Alban was preparing to move his entire family to overseas.
On April 1, he opened the Telegram group chat, letting members and investors to post into the group. That was how the investors discovered that Prophet Smart Alban has travelled to abroad with all his family.
Investors have draw the attention of DSS, EFCC, POLICE, yet no way to reach him.
It was learnt that Alban has his church brank in Warri, Port Harcourt, Abuja, Benin, Lagos, Nassarawa, Lagos, Akwa Ibom, and it’s from all these branches he got the 4000 investor whom he absconded with their money.
According to the page, It also alleged that this same prophet was the man behind Destiny Etiko’s white Toyota Prado Jeep and the Government of Delta state recently made him a Peace Ambassador before he disappeared with members money that was reported worth up to around ₦100 billion naira.
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