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EFCC Parades 34 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Enugu

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Operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), have confirmed the arrest of four brothers and no fewer than 30 others for their alleged involvement in internet fraud.

The four brothers are Egbo Chukwuebuka, Egbo Favour Chibuike, Egbo Ifeanyi Francis and Egbo Victor.

A statement issued by the EFCC on Monday said the siblings were arrested alongside thirty others.

Others arrested are: Great Eze, Ani Callistus, Ekpe Chigbo, Eze Eric, Nnaemeka Gabriel, George Tochukwu, Uche Divine, Chiamelie Ede, Enenta Ebube, Treasure Ugwueze Osinachi, Ejiakor John Chidiebere, Kingsley Dugwu Olisa and Ugwuanyi Bright Ekpere.

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There are also Uzor Obi Godson, Tochukwu Nwankwo Firminus, Ebuka Ike Comas, Okwudili Mmoyekwe John, Samuel Ogbonna Otti, Agada Daniel Olema, Odoh Collins Nnabuike, Okeke Harrison, Oriasotie Presley Meshack, Ekperechi David Ebube, Ugwu Ebuka Sebastian, Eli Izuchukwu Ogbonna, Martins Chinedu Ugwu, Aloysius Chibuike Alphonsus, Sunday John Cross, Aroh Collins Chinecherem and Miracle Ifeson Obiora.

“The all-male suspects were arrested on Friday, February 9, 2024 in an intelligence-driven sting operation at various locations within Enugu state.

“Items recovered from them include mobile phones and different exotic cars. The suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded,” the EFCC said.

In a related development, the Commissioner of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in Abia State, CP Kenechukwu Onwuemelie has announced the arrest of five suspected fake personnel of the Economic Financial Crimes and Commission (EFCC) in the state.

Onwuemelie who spoke through the Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, Maureen Chinaka, disclosed that the command through intelligence by the Central Police Station (CPS), Umuahia received information that a 4-man gang in EFCC uniforms came to Enyioma Christ Lodge Umudike and dispossessed some students of their phones at gunpoint, and forced them to transfer a total of 120,000 naira to their account.

Onwuemelie said that the command, upon receipt of the information, deployed officers from CPS to commence investigation and visit the crime scene.

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