Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office has announced the arrest of seven suspected internet fraudsters in the State.
A statement on the commission’s website said the suspects were nabbed on April 16, 2021 at a popular hotel in the Nkponkiti – Ogui New Layout area of Enugu State.
They were identified as Laure Anya, Benjamin Okoro, Eze Emmanuel, Oko Francis, Ubah Samuel, Uwandu Michael and Akpan Itoro.
It said the alleged fraudsters suspected to be members of a syndicate specialized in defrauding unsuspecting members of the public, mostly the foreigners through internet and computer-related fraud were arrested following actionable intelligence.
Some incriminating materials recovered from them included mobile phones and laptops.
It added that they will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.
Internet fraud: EFCC arrests seven Yahoo suspects in Enugu