In what may seem a shocking discovery, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered some very expensive items from twenty suspected internet fraudsters.
The items recovered included: Forty (40) mobile phones, seventeen (17) laptops of different brands and six (6) vehicles: one (1) blue-coloured Toyota Corolla car; one (1) black-coloured Acura ZX car; one (1) ash-coloured Lexus GX 460 Sports Utility Vehicle; one (1) green- coloured Venza car, one (1) black-coloured Mercedes Benz car and one (1) ash-coloured Lexus 330 SUV.
The other items are thirteen (13) Powers of Attorney, five (5) architectural documents and a folder containing some other documents.
A statement issued on Sunday evening by the Spokesman of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren said the suspects were arrested on Friday, February 12, 2021 at New Owerri, Eminike Estate, Norble Abode, Owerri, Imo State.
Uwujaren said the suspects were arrested by operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the anti-graft agency.
He said, “The suspects are: Onyebuchi Victor; Isreal Victor; Emeka Clinton; Stanley Uche; Onyemachi Stanley; Ikechukwu Agbalieze; Franklin Ugoegbu; Nze Collins; Nwokoro Santus and Agocha Johnson
“Others are: Oscar Anumata; Emeka Clinton Nkeoga; Ogwu Chukwu Akagha Marvis; Victor Obioha; Charles Onymesi; Awunnaya Victor; Henry Stephni; Jerrard Uwaima, Franklin Uzoma and Obidike Abuchi.”
According to him, the suspects would be charged to court when investigations are concluded.