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Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), have arrested seven internet fraud suspects.
One of those arrested is Peter Ugochukwu, a supposed businessman who claims he deals in shoes and clothes, in Umuahia, Abia State.
The other six suspects are; George Izuchukwu, Okeke Desmond, Ekwonna Wisdom, Ejikeme Godspower, Nwachukwu Samuel, and Justin Tochi.
A statement issued by EFCC’s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren revealed that the suspects were arrested in a sting operation at the Government College and Okwuta areas of Umuahia following verified intelligence on their 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,’ he said.
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