Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 40 suspected internet fraudsters in an early morning sting operation in two locations in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement on Wednesday said the suspects were arrested in the Ada George and Eagle Island areas of Port Harcourt, based on diligent surveillance and verified intelligence on their suspicious internet-related criminal activities.
“Items recovered from them include nine vehicles comprising two black-colored Mercedes Benz C300 cars; three Toyota Camry cars; two Toyota Corolla cars; one black-colored Lexus car and one ash-coloured Toyota Avalon car,” he said.
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