March 3, 2024

EFCC arrests 33 suspected Internet fraudsters in Benin

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EFCC arrests 33 suspected Internet fraudsters in Benin

Glory Ebomah

Operatives of the Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday, July 18, 2023, arrested 33 suspected internet fraudsters at their hideout in Benin City.

Those arrested are Timothy Odion, Destiny Otokhune, Bright Akhabue, Isaac Eghosa, Philip Anderson, Kennedy Osagie, Kabiru Mohammed, Erharuyi Osaigbovo, Amalawa Kingsĺey,  Obasohen Kelvin, Emmanuel Imuentinyan, Eghosa Osadebamwen,  Akhere Destiny, Evans Jesse, Kazeem Samson, Luma Kayode, Festus Iyenfunmwena, Osagie Emmanuel, Chinoso Okoye, Michael Okoh, Yadina Chukwudi, Kelvin Amenze, Aikorogie Osarenmweda and Samuyi Ajayi.

Others are Sylvester Anointed, Ekhator Osamudiamwen, Oneh Endurance, Etinosa Ogieva, Marvellous Osawaru, Akhere Jeffrey, Oweka Augustine, George Festus and Lucky Junior.

According to Head, Media and Publicity, EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, items recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest include six exotic cars (Two Lexus 330, Toyota Highlander, Toyota Venza, Toyota Camry, Lexus ES350), mobile phones and laptops.

The suspects have made useful statements and will be charged in court upon the conclusion of the investigation.

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