EFCC apprehends 33 internet fraud suspects in Lagos, Enugu raids The Informant247

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday arrested no fewer than 33 internet fraud suspects in separate raids in Lagos and Enugu States.

It was gathered that among the total of thirty-three young men were caught, seventeen were apprehended in Lagos and sixteen in Enugu.

According to report, those picked from Lagos were Adefila Ayobami Ezekiel, Anamene Somtochukwu, Nzeako Kosisochukwu Anthony, Afolabi Ayomide Henry, Olatona Ayodeji Ebenezer, Obioho Ikenna Raphael, Famolayo Femi Hammed, Mintah-Joshua Oluwafemi.

Others: Martins Victor Onuoha, Babatunde Haruna Oluwaseyi, Taiwo Bolaji Kehinde, Ibeakolam Goodluck, Onaolapo Iyanu Samuel, Jamiu Damilola Lawal, Adeyanju Fawaz, Adejide Samuel and Obioho Obinna.

According to EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren, the suspects were arrested in an estate around Ikota after credible intelligence of their alleged illegal activities and involvement in computer fraud.

He said that six exotic vehicles, laptops and mobile devices were recovered

Uwujaren confirmed that the Enugu operation was carried out at Premier Layout, saying that the suspects include Ovu Chimezie, Junior Gentle Pepple, Nwoye Paul, Ezeoke Chimelue, Innocent Kenechukwu, Tochukwu Igbonekwu, Chigozie Oguanya.

Others are Nwachukwu Daniel, Charles Duru Chibuzor, Anderson Ugochukwu, Chinedu Nwasu, Obiora Martin Ugonna, Nwabueze Chidindu, Nwabueze Samuel Nnaemeka, Okechukwu Collins and Nwabueze Benjamin Ikenna.

According to him, they are accused of suspected impersonation, possession of fraudulent documents and defrauding unsuspecting foreign nationals.

He said that Lexus ES350 with reg no EPE 113 HB, Mercedes Benz E350 with reg no RSH 201 BP, another Benz with reg no UWN 338 MP, Toyota Camry with reg no JRV 944 KL, phones and laptops were recovered.

He, however, stressed that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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