May 23, 2024

EFCC nabs 18 suspected Internet fraudsters in Enugu

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EFCC nabs 18 suspected Internet fraudsters in Enugu

Glory Ebomah

Operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the EFCC, on Monday, 1 May 2023 arrested 18 internet fraudsters in different locations within Enugu.

Head, Media and Publicity, EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, said on Tuesday, 2 May 2023 that the suspects include one Chigozie Philips, founder of Holy Family School Abakpa, Enugu, where he allegedly trains prospective cybercriminals.

He said: “Thirteen of his proteges who were arrested in the sting operation are Kingsley Okorie, Henry Chidiebere, Elochukwu Chukwuemeka Micheal, Nelson Nnaji, Joacin Kelvin, Kelechi Ibe, Chinonso James, Udeh Isaiah and Micheal Chukwuemeka.

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“Others include Ifeanyi Ozor Bright, Etuma John, Okafor Chukwuemeka, Raymond Chinaza, Desmond James, Ozoma Chinonso Anthony, Uchenna Aka and Ozor Celestine.

“Items recovered from the suspects include 20 mobile phones and 2 laptops.”

The suspects have made useful statements and will be charged in court as soon as the investigation is concluded.

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