The operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 23 suspected internet fraudsters.
The suspects were arrested on July 27, 2022, at different locations in the state on the strength of intelligence reports linking them to various internet-related frauds.
The suspects include Onwe Nnaemeka Caleb, Onwe Onyekachi Prince, Chukwuma Boniface, Chika Eze, Eze Ambrose, Ogbodo Chisom Francis, Elochukwu Nkemakolam, Collins Igiliegbe Chizoba, Johnbosco Onyedika Ilechukwu, Okeke Michael, Mamus Rex Brume, Obidinma Henry Ogboke, Ozoeze Henry Amobi and George Onovo.
Others are Kenechukwu ThankGod, Albert Nkemakolam, John Elechukwu, Ifeanyi Miracle Egbo, Umunnakwe Tobias Uchenna, Collins Okolo Tochukwu,Lucky Ekeh Chinedu and Emmanuel Chiemenie.
The commission also recovered some items like a Toyota Camry car with number plate ENU-980-HM, one Mercedes Benz E350 with number plate BBG-988-AE, one Mercedes Benz C300 with number plate UWN-316, a Toyota with number plate UWN-312-GU, one Toyota Corolla with number plate UWN 77399, one Lexus with number plate ENU -664-TT, and many different mobile phones and laptops.
Head, Media and Publicity, EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, said on Thursday that the suspects would be charged as soon as investigations are concluded.