May 23, 2024

EFCC apprehends 15 suspected Internet fraudsters in Port Harcourt

0

Etim Ekpimah

The operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC have arrested 15 suspected internet fraudsters in a sting operation.

Head, Media & Publicity, EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, said the suspected fraudsters were arrested on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at different locations in Aba, Abia State.

Specifically, the suspects were arrested at No. 214B, Aba-Owerri Road and Cherubim Owo Osisioma and Intercontinental by Nwanyi Motors, Umuode Osisioma, Aba, Abia State following intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet fraud.

The suspects are Ezekiel Udo; Anyanwu Odinakachi; Emeka Agu; Lawrence Chinaza Michael; Ifeanyi Okorie; Nestor Akobunu; Frank Ogu; Ezekiel Samuel Uche; Inegbu Onyema Uche; Azukaogi Ogiegbe; Okoro Uchechukwu; Victor Ehiudo; John Chiemela, Lucky Nwoko and Ugochukwu Emmanuel Okafor.

They were arrested alongside three (3) vehicles: Lexus RX350 Sports Utility Vehicle, GLK Benz SUV and Lexus ES33O SUV.  Others are: forty-three (43) phones of different brands and models; seven (7) walkie talkies; two (2) digital cameras, eight (8) laptops and three (3) iPhone wrist watches.

The matter will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *