EFCC Press Release-EFCC Arrests 20 Internet Fraudsters

Internet fraudters and their laptops
By Wilson Uwujaren Ag. Head, Media & Publicity Unit

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested twenty suspected internet fraudsters. The arrest which was carried out  in a joint operation with officers of the 4 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Benin, followed intelligence report on their activities. They were nabbed in a surprise raid on their Cyber office tucked in an old building located on Siluko Road, Benin City.

At the point of arrest, the fraudsters had in their possession forty five (45) laptops of different make, twenty eight (28) telephone sets, eight (8) internet mobile modems and one Nissan car with registration number USL 375 AG.

The suspected fraudsters who are mostly in their twenties includes: Idehen Obabueki, Adesa Lucky, Usuagu Uche, Eloghosa Olikiabor, Larry Edomwonyi, Amowie Maike, Francis Ezegbede, Itua Samuel and Endurance John Egbeifo. Others are Amego Ovenseri, Iyen Ighodaro, Philip Agbodori, Lucky Robinson, Nnadi Obinna, Osabuohien Osahon, Chinenu Eze, Peter Sunday, Solomon Ogu, Niyi Femi and Osagie Aghedo.

The suspects have made useful statements. Most of them confessed to be engaged in online dating of foreigners particularly widows. They also confessed to using different pseudo names and faces to deceive their prospective victims. They will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.

Wilson Uwujaren
Ag. Head, Media & Publicity

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Its really funny

Its really funny that someone stole #32billion of pension funds and was sentenced to only 2yrs imprisonment or fine of #750,000. Now this just happened some days back, instead of the stupid and useless efcc to focus on the thief, they are going after innocent boys tring to hustle for their daily bread......Na God go punish Efcc

OSHIO BABA HELP THIS BOYZ OUT

Oshio baba will need your help...as it stand now...make thewm release this boy for us....na wetin we sabi we take dey chop...Governor oshomole...please help us out by bring all this boyz out..

OSHOMOLE BABA HELP THIS BOYZ OUT

Oshio baba will need your help...as it stand now...make thewm release this boy for us....na wetin we sabi we take dey chop...Governor oshomole...please help us out by bring all this boyz out..

You know what,,, The truth is

You know what,,, The truth is that, they would all be bailled depending on how much they have made...lol No b 2day efcc they catch naaa. Boys make una half the money weh they una account, Efcc is more corrupt than you are. this news is just to make us think Efcc is working,
all na lie.
Money controls everything in nigeria.

EFCC..EFCC..EFCC

EFCC..EFCC..EFCC..HOW MANY TIMES I CALL UNA?

I Love G die Word of a Great man from Viko plaza

I want the world to no that there is still more maya to pay will go kill them any money way dis guys pay EFCC them go carry back in 800,000 X so make them rest mumu EFcC fucking people I love D die

chasing d shadows...

Why can't EFCC check d activities of lions killing pregnant goats in its community instead of going after lizards for stealing seeds of beans from a neighbouring community where d lions take refuge after devoring their goats... wonders, they say shall never end ooo!

make dem go catch Obj and

make dem go catch Obj and other people wey start d 419.....efcc no get work

EFCC COME CATCH ME I DE WRK SO!!!! UNA FATHER

DIS IS MY FOMRAT I DO GEEE PLEASE COME AND CATCH ME AND YOUR FATHER

Government are the cause of all this,......

Well what i would say is this, this guys are just doing what they can so as to survive and not think of involving themselves in rime that is not suitable for them, e.g robbery, EFCC be try and consider it because we all are going to suffer it if you keep on arresting yahoo boyz ooooo..

you are big fool

Na God go punish your life, how many of your family he dey feed?

EFCC ARE FOOLS

Efcc ar fools do dey tink dey ar doin d rite tin? In obasanjo regime he loot billions of naira wat do dey do abt dat?? Na god go punnish efcc! Ar we not beTta Dan de wat so called boko haram? Abeg make una mind una own business, bcuz u people can't bring d complainers. Ogun go kill efcc

hey

Your father get land when them da spoil abeg if u nor get anything to talk pack well

EFCC let those guys go home

these guys don't want to carry guns,so they have to use their brains,EFCC why are you disturbing them.they are Good citizen of Nigeria

what a shame to Efcc to have hold those little boys

Efcc only want to cost more crime to a state called edo state because we are on our own and right now they should provide job for us since they don't want us to collected what those useless people has collected from us in past. well Nigeria is a digress

Haba EFCC!

The house is going up in flames & you're busy (or pretending to be) chasing rats. Until an ex-president, ex-governor goes to jail, I'll assume all these pickpockets & massa thieves you're roundinp up is merely diversionary

Can EFCC provide the

Can EFCC provide the complainer? please i advice this basters call EFFCC to stop this nonsense or else something drastic will happen in this country Nigeria because u dont expect a graduate with out job to be on the street calling all Sault of names by the illiterate. Man must wack so forget about this arrest and all that wat abt the bokom Haram nonsense

the efcc participate on this

the efcc participate on this same of internet fraud inside their own office .

If the efcc boss was a youth at the time of slavery ,he or she would have know what it takes to bore hole on his mouth ,just for not eating sugar Kane which no body eat these days .

The white are ripping what they sow years back .
The efcc boss should travel down to great Britain and recover our stolen treasure now and antiquities now in British museum

EFCC AND THIER ALLIED ARE THE REAL FRAUDSTER

l am not supporting people stealing by tricks or internet but the nation is in a big shamble what has government done to the political office holder that steal and still stealing?that make those young guys become fraudster the real fraudster is the EFCC and their agencies,who has EFCC prosecuted since its commissioned? nobody ,the country is rotten , release those innocent soul and create employment to prevent this kind of thing in the future because many are still coming if the government of nigeria did not do anything to create jobs and employment opportunity. It is sad to say these guys are spoiling the image of nigeria,what image has nigeria got in the committee of nations?None. Therefore do not blame the guys, blame the sycophant and myopic leaders that doesn't think ,that only seek elected office for personal gains too bad our image is battered. I know in the near future we shall be free somehow.

whose fault?

When it becomes impossible for pple to make it thru legal means in dis country,what then should we expect and whose fault?After my SSCE,I was advised dat if I want to make it,I shuld endeavor to be a graduate.I heeded d advise,enrold in a uni and graduated.After graduatn,I realized dat I was far frm makin it since there was no job and no money.Another advise came dat I shuld go ahead and do my M.Sc if I want to mk it.Without job and money I enrold for my M.Sc and was sustaind thru out by my determinatn and dat of my widow mum.With an M.Sc,I noticd dat d more I strugle to see if I can mk it by legal means,d farther I go into lack.2day, anoder advice came dat if I want to mk it I shuld go ahead and enrol for my Phd.As d advice came,I checkd my walet and noticed dat all d cash I hv in my life was just NI5.I shuffld and regr8td goin to sch at all.I knw some1 with d same story as me or even worse is among these young men that were arrested.Kudos to EFCC!

Yahoo yahoo southerners why

Yahoo yahoo southerners why una dey spoil our father land's name with all forms of vices be it drug trafficking,419,prostitution,bunkering,armed robbery,kidnapping........ I beg make una stop now since na you brother dey rule. d fresh air wey hin dey give us is enough plz.

Give these guys training in

Give these guys training in web development, animation, correl draw etc so that they can be gainfully employed. They must be positively reorientated to use their knowledge of Internet to become responsible citizens. Train them don't extort them.F

consider them

not fear, this will only increase crime in the society because that is the only way those boys can survive

Re:

what is good about that

LEAVE THIS PEOPLE ALONE

Please,leave this people alone and face this story below:

Surprise pervaded a Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja on Monday when a director of the Police Pension Office, Mr. John Yusuf, was handed down only a two-year jail sentence for conniving with others to defraud the office and pensioners of N27.2bn.

Yusuf admitted to stealing N2bn of the money.

But he would not spend the two years in jail as Justice Abubakar Talba gave him an option of fine in the sum of N750,000 for the three offences he pleaded guilty to.

Each of the three offences attracts a two-year jail term.

Nonsense

Can EFCC provide the complainer? please i advice this basters call EFFCC to stop this nonsense or else something drastic will happen in this country Nigeria because u dont expect a graduate with out job to be on the street calling all Sault of names by the illiterate. Man must wack so forget about this arrest and all that wat abt the bokom Haram nonsense

Efcc

the efcc participate on this same of internet fraud inside their own office .
If the efcc boss was a youth at the time of slavery ,he or she would have know what it takes to bore hole on his mouth ,just for not eating sugar Kane which no body eat these days .
The white are ripping what they sow years back .
The efcc boss should travel down to great Britain and recover our stolen treasure now and antiquities now in British museum

WHAT A SHAME...............EFCC IS A DISGRACE

WHAT HAPPEN TO OUR MONEY THAT HAS BEEN CRIPPLE OUR ECONOMY BY LOOTING OUR BILLIONS OF NAIRA.

JUST LAST WEEK HERE 2.1 BILLION WAS MISSING IN THE NIGERIA MINT HOUSE. WHAT HAPPEN TO THE CAMERAS, WHAT HAVE EFCC DONE ABOUT THAT.

ALL THE BUILDINGS OWNED BY POLITICAL OFFICERS AND THE MONEY THEY HAVE LOOT WHAT HAVE THEY BE ABLE TO DO.

YOU THINK THIS IS WHAT YOU CAN DO TO GET A REWARD? THIS BOYS ARE SELF EMPLOYED. IN A COUNTRY WERE THERE IS NO JOB WHAT DO YOU EXPECT?

YOU PEOPLE ARE DISGRACED.

EFCC, stop distopping those boys.

this boys are useing their brin to get what they wond, are they not better than those nigerian people who are stilling million of money in this country and the court in nigeria will ground them bell with N750,000 naira or 2years in preson.

I wonder if the EFCC still

I wonder if the EFCC still has a moral right to arrest criminals as these in this country again after the big joke of a verdict from the high court yesterday!

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