Operatives of the Makurdi Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Sunday, August 20, 2023, arrested 23 suspected internet fraudsters in a sting operation in Makurdi, Benue State.
Head, Media and Publicity, EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, said on Tuesday, 22 August 2023 in a statement that the suspects are David Uvaa, Patrick Adakole, Cyprian Aloo, Michael Anaambe, Okti Clinton, Ibi Raphael, Anaambe George, Msaasha John, Oche Edache, Anaker Terpase, Tanko Japhet and Ayalgo Lorfa.
Others include Success Terzungwe, Suursuter Isaiah, Lawani Peter, Paul Adewa, Jacob Paul, Ibi Shedrack, Iorkosu Michael, Shiedu Leonard, Terseer Mnenge, Ikyorna Raphael and Igba Ngutor.
Items recovered from them include different mobile phones and one Toyota Corolla car. The suspects have made useful statements and will be charged in court as soon as the investigation is concluded.