Operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) have arrested 32 suspected internet fraudsters in simultaneous sting operations in Awka, Anambra State and Enugu township, Enugu State.
The suspects, according to a statement signed by Dele Oyewale, Acting Head, Media and Publicity include Stanley Okechukwu, Chukwudi Michael, Nnaife Onyedika, Nnamdi Christian, Pascal Akachukwu, Ekeme Christian Luke, Denis Chidozie and Ebuka Mmaduka.
Others are, “Ekene Excellent, Emmanuel Okochi Osita, Akunne Prince Ikenna, Igwe Nnaemeka Shedrack, Nonso Henry Ozo Ekwe, Ebuka Obike Boniface, Goodluck Ameachi Ifeanyi, Hillary Chiemele Chukwudizie, Chinedu Onwuegbusi Ignitus, Onuoha Ifeanyi Anthony.”
The rest are, “Bassey Nnolue Jason, Chinedu Nnolue Kingsley, Okpe Matthew, Emmanuel Abonyi, Igwenagu Kenechukwu Collins, Joachim Okpe, Kelechi Ibenyenwa, David Chiemerie, Kingsley Ngwu, Ndubuisi Anthony, Collins Chidubem, Innocent Chisom, Kalu Nnachi and Chukwuemeka Henry.
“They were arrested based on some credible intelligence on their suspected internet-related criminal activities.”
Items recovered from them, he said include phones, laptops and two cars, namely Lexus ES 350 and Lexus RX 330.
“They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.”