Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested six suspected internet fraudsters in Benue State.
In a statement posted on the Commission’s verified Twitter account on Saturday, EFCC said the suspects’ arrest followed intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet fraud.
The anti-graft agency gave out the identities of the suspects as Dominic Onea, Daniel Ikwe, Samuel Godwin, John Sule Godwin, David Onaja Egwe and Oche Patrick.
The statement also revealed that they were nabbed at their hideout in Makurdi by the zonal command.
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According to the statement, EFCC recovered some items belonging to the suspects during the arrest.
Items recovered from them include two Mercedes Benz GLK 350, one Mercedes Benz C300, several mobile phones, one international passport and one Apple laptop.
Others are: one Zenith ATM Card, one WiFi set and one laptop charger.
The statement reads in part, “Preliminary investigations carried out by the EFCC linked two semi detached duplexes in a private estate at Life Camp, Abuja worth over Fifty-Six Million Naira (N56,000,000) to two of the suspects. They will be charged in court as soon as the investigation is completed.”
The anti-graft agency added that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as an investigation is concluded.