The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Thursday, said it had arrested 18 suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja.
According to a statement on the commission’s Facebook page, the boys were apprehended on July 19, 2022 at the Army Estate Phase Five, Kurudu, in Abuja.
The EFCC stated that the suspects are: Innocent Samson, Obiora Eze, Ifeanyi Joseph, Isdore Chinedu, Badaki Linus, Ameh Nick, Kelvin Chima, Akwa Iwu Promise Ifeanyi, Adekunle Samuel.
Others are: Abutu John, Testimony Mathiew, Omale Mary Ochanya (female), Afarm Darlington Edwin, Henry John, Urochukwu Abel, Ogieto Gift, Innocent Gideon, Ojimini Maduemyi Raymond, Mathiew Timothy, and Kingsley Chukwuemeka.
“They were arrested on July 19, 2022 at Army Estate Phase Five, Kurudu, Abuja, following intelligence reports received by the Commission about their alleged involvement in internet-related fraud.
“Items recovered from the suspects include three cars: a Lexus RX 350, Lexus ES 350 and Peugeot 306, a motorbike, six laptop computers, and mobile phones.”