EFCC Arrests 20 Suspected Internet Fraudsters

Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja

Operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commision (EFCC) weekend arrested 20 suspected internet fraudsters.

A statement issued by the commission said the suspects were arrested at the New Owerri, Eminike Estate, Norble Abode, Owerri, Imo State.

The suspects are: Onyebuchi Victor; Isreal Victor; Emeka Clinton; Stanley Uche; Onyemachi Stanley; Ikechukwu Agbalieze; Franklin Ugoegbu; Nze Collins; Nwokoro Santus and Agocha Johnson

Others are Oscar Anumata; Emeka Clinton Nkeoga; Ogwu Chukwu Akagha Marvis; Victor Obioha; Charles Onymesi; Awunnaya Victor; Henry Stephni; Jerrard Uwaima, Franklin Uzoma and Obidike Abuchi

Items recovered from them include 40 mobile phones, 17 laptops of different brands and six vehicles, including one blue-coloured Toyota Corolla car; one black Acura ZX car; one ash-coloured Lexus GX 460 Sports Utility Vehicle, one green- coloured Venza car, one black Mercedes Benz car and one ash-coloured Lexus 330 SUV.

Others are 13 Powers of Attorney, five architectural documents and a folder containing some other documents.

The commission said the suspects would be charged to court when investigations are concluded.

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