The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja and Ilorin
zonal offices, have arrested 13 suspected internet fraudsters in
Eight of the suspects were arrested following a raid on their
residence located at No. 16 Isaaya Shukari Crescent, Gwarinpa and C15
& A27 City of David Estate, Life Camp, Abuja.
They were arrested on September 9, 2019 following action on
intelligence report indicating their involvement in internet fraud.
Some of the items recovered from them include several mobile phones,
laptop computers, passports, Toyota Corolla, Toyota Avalon, Lexus 15
250, Mercedes 4matic C350, Mercedes C280, Mercedes GLA 280 and Acura.
Those arrested are Chiyiri Izuchi. Nurala Eze Kamchi, Amuka Shadrack,
Nwegbediegwu Chekwubechukwu J, Chigbo Eze, Franklin Okafor, Ezeagwu
Olisaemeka and Nnamani Chukwudera.
EFCC explained that the suspects used their phones and laptop
computers to communicate with their victims who are majorly foreigners
in order to defraud them of their monies.
The anti-graft agency also revealed that the suspects arrested in
Ilorin, Kwara State received monies in several foreign currencies,
deposited into their accounts by their victims.
Items recovered from them include, phones, cars and documents
containing false information.
Those arrested include Stephen Odanye, Abolarin Kayode, Babatunde
Muhammad, Adepoju Tomiwa and Akinbamidele Femi.
The EFCC stated that those arrested would soon be charged to court.