Operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have apprehended 21 suspected internet fraudsters in an early morning sting operation in Umuahia, Abia State.
The suspects are Orji John Chika; Stanley Chukwkreka; Torti Nnana; Chukwuebuka Onwuegbu; Anyanwu Emmanuel Gideon; Obioma David; Inadinma Daniel; Ohakwe Joseph; Oburu Emmanuel; Justin Ashiesbu Chinedu, and Godwin Onyekwere.
Othere are Clarenth Chieindu; Ibe Ezewa; Prosper Chimezie; Obinna Iromachi; Anslem Nnamdi; Reality Ezekiel; John Ottah; Prince Chinemerem; Chidozie Obioma, and Anderson Nnamdi.
The suspects were arrested without any incident, but on diligent surveillance and verified intelligence on their suspicious internet-related criminal activities.
The commission recovered the following items from the suspects – one Lexus RS 350 Sports Utility Vehicle; three Lexus ES 300 cars; one Toyota Camry car; 50 phones of different brands; eight HP laptops; one Dell laptop; 15 Airtel SIM cards; one international passport; one Ford car key; one Samsung wristwatch, one headphone and one printer.