EFCC arrests 6 suspected internet fraudsters

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested six suspected internet fraudsters in separate raids carried out in Abuja.

The Acting Head, Media and Publicity of the commission, Mr Tony Orilade, listed the suspects as Chemezie Ezeife, Onwochei John, Onwochei Joel, Marvin Nwankwo, Prince Ojenike, and Jude Olatekobowale. He said they were arrested following a tip-off.

In statement in Abuja, on Friday, Orilade said Ezeife was arrested on Jan.16, at Life Camp residential area in Abuja following intelligence reports of shady activities traced to him.

Among items recovered from him were a Mercedes Benz C300, Toyota Camry and Lexus jeep, Seagate hard drive, four laptop computers, an ECOWAS International Passport, various wrist watches, two iPhones, a Blackberry and Samsung phones.

“Several suspicious emails are also traced to his account. Investigation into the activities of another syndicate traced to Nova Estate in Apo, led to the arrest of Joel and John Onwechei, both brothers. Among items found in his possession ware an iPhone 6 and iPhone 7, and he confessed to having a landed property in Benin, Edo State, all of which he acquired for N1 million he made from Internet fraud,” Orilade said.


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