Operatives of the EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters.

The commission in a statement said the suspects were arrested on April 16, 2021 at a popular hotel in the Nkponkiti – Ogui New Layout area of Enugu.

According to the statement, Laure Anya, Benjamin Okoro, Eze Emmanuel, Oko Francis, Ubah Samuel, Uwandu Michael and Akpan Itoro were arrested following actionable intelligence.

Image of one of the suspect released by the EFCC

They are suspected to be members of a syndicate of fraudsters who specialized on defrauding unsuspecting members of the public, mostly the foreigners through internet and computer-related fraud.

Some incriminating materials recovered from them include mobile phones and laptops.

The commission said the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.


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