Operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested twenty- two (22) suspected internet fraudsters in an early morning sting operation in the Asaba, Delta State.
The suspects are Saviour Francis; Samuel Okonkwo; Justice Onokeya; Christian Addeh; Collins Addeh; Ifeanyichukwu Ramsey; Kingsley Ikechukwu Nnubia; Great Unuafe Ogaga; Chibuike Chukwuka, Dominic Chukwuka and Precious Omvnogor.
Others are Oreva Ferife; Stephen Kwushue; Emmanuel Daniel; Paul Ugwu; Ochuko Zion; Shedrack Godshelp; Barnabas Ossai; Ekwere Joseph Onyeka; Andrew Ochei, Kelechi Uwaegbu and Ifeanyi Afoma.
They were arrested at different locations in the Asaba metropolis based on verified intelligence on their suspicious internet-related criminal activities, the EFCC said in a statement issued by its Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, on Friday.
Items recovered from them are 16 vehicles comprising eight Sports Utility Vehicles, SUV and eight cars of different brands; 48 phones of different brands; 9 laptops; 4 International passports, four Drivers Licences, one printer, four wristwatches; two Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards, four tokens and one Point of Sales( POS) machine.
The suspects will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded, the Commission said.