Operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 15 suspected internet fraudsters in a sting operation.
They were arrested on Tuesday at different locations in Aba, Abia State. Specifically, the suspects were arrested at No. 214b, Aba-Owerri Road and Cherubim Owo Osisioma and Intercontinental by Nwanyi Motors, Umuode Osisioma, Aba, Abia State following intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet fraud.
The suspects are: Ezekiel Udo; Anyanwu Odinakachi; Emeka Agu; Lawrence Chinaza Michael; Ifeanyi Okorie; Nestor Akobunu; Frank Ogu; Ezekiel Samuel Uche; Inegbu Onyema Uche; Azukaogi Ogiegbe; Okoro Uchechukwu; Victor Ehiudo; John Chiemela, Lucky Nwoko and Ugochukwu Emmanuel Okafor.
Recovered from the suspects were three vehicles – Lexus RX350 Sports Utility Vehicle, GLK Benz SUV and Lexus ES33O SUV.
Other items recovered include 43 phones of different brands and models, seven walkie talkies, two digital cameras, eight laptops and three (3) iPhone wristwatches.
The matter will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.