EFCC releases identities of 33 alleged fraudsters arrested in Imo state
- Nigeria's anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), arrests 33 suspected fraudsters in Imo state
- The EFCC says the suspects were caught in their hideout in Owerri by its operatives
- The commission promises to charge the suspects to court soon as they have reportedly made useful statements
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday, August 26, announced the arrest of 33 suspected internet fraudsters in Imo state.
The anti-graft agency also released the names of the suspects saying they were arrested at their hideout in Owerri, the capital of the state, in an early morning operation by its operatives from the Abuja and Enugu zonal offices.
The suspects were identified as Clinton Emere, Obinna Okonkwo, Ogochukwu Ogbonna, Joseph Udom Kousin, Prince Ewunone, Franklin Michael, Tolli Ameiche, Anderson, Berthel, David Franklin, Aboi Etealu, and Chinubu Nwosu.
Others are Marizu Chidiebere, Dominic Terry Joseph, Christopher Nwosu, Peter Gift Uche, Edinalo Ifeanyichukwu , Ndubuisi Ikenna, John Frank, Anowe Precious, Joseph Levi Chima, Samuel Oria, Tochi Mmerom, Chimezia Cleansman, and Okonkwo Obinna,
Yet, other arrested suspects include Uchendu Gift, Nkwodi Nnamdi, Izywa Munachi, Ekone Aniche, Opara Donald, Aniche Tochukwu, Anelka Okon and Ebizien Franklin Udochukwu.
"Items recovered from them include laptop computers, mobile phones, two Lexus RX350 SUV and a Toyota Solara salon car.
"The suspects have made useful statements and will be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed," the EFCC said.
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Legit.ng earlier reported that EFCC, on Friday, August 23, said it arrested 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Sapele area of Delta state.
The commission in a statement said the fraudsters were arrested at the hideout in an early morning operation by some operatives of the Benin zonal office on Wednesday, August 21.
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