EFCC Apprehends Twenty-One Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Benin, Abuja


The Nigeria Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have apprehended twenty-one internet fraudsters.

This was revealed in a statement issued on Friday by the commission Head of Media and Publicity, Mr Wilson Uwujaren.

He said the suspects were arrested on August 25 in sting operations by the operatives in Benin and Abuja zonal commands.

They were arrested in separate operations in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital and Benin City, Edo State Capital.

The names of some of the suspects are: Kelvin Azuibuike, Andrew Otuokparwo, Miracle Eloze, Junior Oseyi, Okoye Godfrey, Oseiwa Oifoghe, Odia Sylvester, Ekhazor Evans, Collins Akpotu, Victor Okoh and Francis Agathor.

He said, “The suspects were arrested at their hideouts in Kubwa, Gwarimpa and other locations in Benin City following intelligence on their alleged internet fraud-related activities”.

“Among items recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest are mobile phones, laptop computers and three luxury cars- a Mercedes Benz CLA 250, Mercedes Benz GLK 350 and Toyota Venza.

“The suspects will be charged to court as soon as the investigations are concluded,”

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