1st October, 2021
Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, has arrested 21 internet fraudsters a sting operation at World Bank Housing Estate, Umuahia, Abia state.
The arrested suspects are: Onwuka John Urum, Nwigwe Favour Uzochukwu, Marvelous Igwe Chikaodiri, Egbulef Promise, Okolo Christopher, Okoye Kosiso Chukwu, Uzor Kingsley Nzube, Okafor Jeremiah Onyedikachi, Okoji Franklin Akachukwu and Emmanuel Chibuike.
Others are Okechukwu Oko, Miracle Chubueze, Sunday Eze Goodnews, Nwache Justice, Azubuike Chikwado, Obioma Prince Chinomso, Nwazo Collins Ugochukwu, Ogugu Chukwu Ebuka, Chinaka Macdonald, Ebere Uchenna and Okechukwu Emeka Michael.
According to EFCC’s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, “at the point of arrest, the following vehicles were recovered from them: Lexus ES350 with registration number Abuja KWL3398BP, a Mercedes Benz with registration number Abuja ABC677 EH, a Toyota Camry 2008 Model with registration number SMK507GZ and a Lexus ES350 with registration number IMO EKE 136 AE.
“Other items recovered from the suspects include different brands of laptops and mobile phones.
“They will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.”