EFCC arrests eight suspected internet fraudsters in Rivers
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested eight suspected internet fraudsters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The EFCC Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.
He said: “The eight individuals were arrested by EFCC operatives on January 26 at their various hideouts in Mandela Housing Estate, Rumuokoro and Street 1, Radio Road Estate, Ozuoba in Port Harcourt.
“The suspects, seven men, and a lady are suspected to be internet fraudsters.
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“They were arrested following intelligence reports on their internet-related fraudulent activities.”
The EFCC spokesman said different items including nine mobile phones and eight laptops of different brands were recovered from the suspects.
Others are one silver-coloured Lexus ES 330 car; one maroon black-coloured Lexus ES 330 car and a white-coloured Benz GLK 350 Sport Utility Vehicle.
“The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded,” Uwujuren added.