Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have reportedly arrested seven internet fraud suspects in Umuahia, the Abia State capital.
The two operations that led to the arrest of the suspects were carried out in Umuahia North part of the state capital.
One Peter Ugochukwu, who reportedly uses his boutique buisness as a disguise to carryout the illegitimate means of livelihood was among the suspects arrested.
The other six suspects are; George Izuchukwu, Okeke Desmond, Ekwonna Wisdom, Ejikeme Godspower, Nwachukwu Samuel and Justin Tochi.
EFCC in a statement on Wednesday night confirmed the arrest of the seven suspects.
The anti-graft agency stated that its operatives arrested the suspected during what it described as a sting operation at the Government College and Okwuta areas of Umuahia following verified intelligence on the suspect’s alleged internet fraud-related activities.
Item recovered from them include four vehicles (RX 350 Lexus Jeep, Toyota Camry Muscle, EX 35 Lexus and Toyota Camry 2008 model) , four laptops and twelve mobile phones.
The suspects will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is completed, the agency stated in the statement.
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