19th August, 2021
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Command, on Thursday arrested 14 suspected internet fraudsters at the Monarch axis of Enugu, Enugu State.
The suspects are: Okoro Anselem, Okoh Chumsdi, Ngwuta Chibuike, Chukwugekwu Michael,Chukwuemeka Victor, Chima Richard, Simon Prosper, Joshua Bomateh and Chukwunonso Henry. Other include Waritimi Fredrick, Ifesinachi valentine, Amadi Michael, Ijere Caleb, Victor Nduka and Joshua Odoemenam.
A statement issued by EFCC‘s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren said the suspects were arrested based on verified intelligence on their involvement in internet related fraud.
HE disclosed that items recovered from the suspects included two vehicles, several mobile phones, laptops and other incriminating items.
“The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded,” he said.
On June 22, 2021, the EFCC had arrested 10 suspected internet fraudsters during a sting operation at the Sunrise Estate Emene, Enugu following credible intelligence on their alleged criminal activities.
Items recovered from them include mobile phones, laptop computers ,one Lexus ES 350 car with the registration number APP-331-GV belonging to Tasie Henry Nzube and a Toyota Corolla car with the registration number UWN-239-HN belonging to Onah Uchenna Paul.