A music Producer, Imeh Henshaw Nyong and four others were on Friday, arrested by operatives of the Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged internet fraud in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
This was disclosed by the Spokesman for EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren in a statement.
Uwujaren said Nyong was arrested alongside Benjamin Ikpeme, Godwin Isong, Magnus Chimaobi and Victor Usun.
He said “The suspects, whose ages range between 22 and 25 years, were arrested in an early morning raid at two locations in the state, based on credible intelligence on their alleged involvement in cybercrime.
“While Nwele was arrested at 23 Calabar Itu Road by Urua Ikpa junction, Nyong and the other three were nabbed at 25 Faith Road, Off Ikot Ekpene Road, in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.”
The anti-graft agency spokesman noted that items recovered from them included, 1 black Lexus E350, 1 Hp laptop, 1 Canon 16 Tecno Phone, 1 Dell laptop, 1 Samsung S7, 1 Toshiba laptop, 1 Itell phone, 1 Samsung S8+, car documents and 1 International Passport.
He further added that they will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.