Operatives of the EFCC, Benin Zonal Command, on Thursday, March 31, 2022, arrested 24 persons for alleged internet fraud.
The anti-graft agency said in a statement that the suspecsts were arrested at their hideout in Asaba, Delta State following actionable intelligence.
The suspects are Obikolu Lawrence Chukwuemeka, Ezennabuike Daniel, Emmanuel Favour, Efemenam Ifeanyi, Andrew Martin Udeorah, Anozie Ugochukwu, Oziegbe Famous, Onalugbum Ekene, Nonso Nwakor, Gabriel Igelije and Paul Enakeno. Others are Chigbo Kanayo Stephen, Chinedu Emejon, Nwabueze Arinze, Harrison Chukwuji and Chinonso Jude Emejom.
Items recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest include two Toyota Camry, Mercedes Benz car, Laptops and mobile phones.
According to the EFCC, the suspects have made useful statements and would be arraigned in court as soon as the investigation is concluded.