Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC have arrested 28 suspected fraudsters at different locations in the Abule Egba area of Lagos State.
The suspects include Emanuel Duke, Fortune Stephen, Okpesa Kenneth, James Taiwo, Lamina Toyeeb, Amusa Ahmed, Lezor Ture Bright, Kehinde Adeleye, Godwin Obayuwana, Ajao Sodiq, Adebimpe Ayo, Iwuala Jesse, Joseph Duke Otega, Amusa Ridwan, Ememerurie Daniel and Gift Ogbaro.
Others are Ayokunmi Adeyinka, Michael Stephen, Lateef Olatayo, Sunday Richard, Kazeem Jubril Alade, Muhammed Abubakar, David Stephen Jonah, Usman Olatunbosun Ituah Eghoboi, Tayo Joshua, Osume Collins, and Musa Husseini.
They allegedly used different pseudo names to defraud unsuspecting victims.
Luxury cars, sophisticated phones, and laptops were recovered from them during the arrest.
They will be charged to court upon the conclusion of investigations.
Similarly, the Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, February 12, 2021, arrested seven persons in Benin City, Edo State for alleged internet fraud.
The suspects who were arrested based on actionable intelligence by the Commission are Agbi Alaba Favour, Aigbata Wilson, Chukwudi John, Momodu Abdulmalik, William David, Acien Simeon, and Otasowie Osariemen.
Items recovered from the suspects include laptop computers, mobile Phones, a Toyota Camry car, and a Mercedes-Benz GLK 350.
According to the EFCC, the suspects have made useful statements and will be charged to court as soon as investigations are completed.
Likewise, operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 20 (Twenty) suspected internet fraudsters.
They were arrested on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 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: Forty (40) mobile phones, seventeen (17) laptops of different brands, and six (6) vehicles: one (1) blue-coloured Toyota Corolla car; one (1) black-coloured Acura ZX car; one (1) ash-coloured Lexus GX 460 Sports Utility Vehicle; one (1) green- coloured Venza car, one (1) black-coloured Mercedes Benz car and one (1) ash-coloured Lexus 330 SUV.
Others are thirteen (13) Powers of Attorney, five (5) architectural documents, and a folder containing some other documents.
The suspects would be charged to court when investigations are concluded.