Tuesday, December 7

EFCC nab another 20 internet fraudsters, recover 6 vehicles

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has said it’s operatives have arrested twenty suspected internet fraudsters.

The Uyo Zonal Command of the Commission said the suspects where arrested in a sting operation on Tuesday at three different locations in Calabar, Cross River State.

According to the Command, while some were arrested at Parliamentary Extension, others were arrested at Ikot Ene Obong 8 miles and Ekorimim Housing Extension.

The Daily Vendor Newspaper learnt that at the time of their arrest, two Mercedes Benz C300, a Lexus 300 Saloon car, a Toyota Corolla and two Toyota Camry cars, over 10 laptops, several mobile phones and wrist watches were recovered from them.

The suspects include Sylvester Lucky, a 30-year- old car dealer from Yala LGA of Cross River State; Samuel Uwanikone, 20, from Sapele in Delta State; Samuel Olofu, 21, from Benue State; Christopher Apuya, 20, from Obudu LGA of Cross River State; Esiso Mathew, 22, from Sapele in Delta State; Eyare Ernest, 20, from Boki LGA of Cross River State; Pedro Nsokedinam, 25, from Ukanafun LGA of Akwa Ibom State; Chimemma Matthew, 21, fashion designer from Awka in Anambra State; Chukwudubem Chukwunewubze, 21, from Nnewi LGA of Anambra State and Chima Okeukwu, 20, from Oru west LGA in Imo State.

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The EFCC spokesman in statement said the suspects would be charged to court after investigation.

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