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Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Enugu Zonal Office, yesterday arrested no fewer than 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Enugu.
The Eastern Updates gathered that they were arrested in a sting operation at the Sunrise Estate Emene, Enugu following credible intelligence on their alleged criminal activities.
A statement issued by EFCC‘s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, explained that the suspects allegedly specialized in defrauding unsuspecting members of the public including foreigners through the internet.
The suspects are: Onah Uchenna Paul, Ali Chidiebere Shedrack, Samson Ugwuoke, Ogbaru Chidozie Kingsley, Eneh Nelson, Ameh David Onwenchochi, Orji Opara Chimaobi, Chukwudi Emmanuel, Alina Arinze and Tasie Henry Nzube.
Items recovered from them include mobile phones, laptop computers, one Lexus ES 350 car with the registration number APP-331-GV belonging to Tasie Henry Nzube, and a Toyota Corolla car with the registration number UWN-239-HN belonging to Onah Uchenna Paul.
The EFCC said the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations were concluded.
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