The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) says it has arrested 18 suspected internet fraudsters at a hideout in Gwarimpa and Dawaki Extension, Abuja.
The arrest on Thursday, March 25 was sequel to credible intelligence obtained by the Commission on their alleged criminal activities.
The suspects are Akpotegho Profit, 20, Aseimo Prince, 21, Ekhaguere Favour,19; Ekhaguere Esewi, 25, Kelvin Ekhaguere, 25, Temola Adex,25, Ezuzu Happiness, 21and Ekhiyokwo Emmanuel, 25.
Others are: Mena Ejife Emmanuel, 25, Clement Ifietekhai, 29, Babatunde Ilori, 35, Ejoor Joseph, 22, Okunuwe Frank Durkio, 22, Agbaga Kelvin, 22; Ajayi Kehinde David, 25; Akinwale Taiwo, 30, Joseph Henry Junior, 25 and Agbaje Opeyemi, 31.
Items recovered from them include six exotic cars, 26 mobile phones, 11 laptop computers, flash and hard drive, three International passports, and six handbags.
In a related development, three suspected internet fraudsters were arrested by operatives of the Commission on Friday, March 26, in Niger State. The suspects are Abubakar Haruna, Nuhu Alfa Katuna and Mohammed Adamu.
Items recovered from them include mobile phones and SIM cards. They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.
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