A lady, George Naomi is among eleven suspected internet fraudsters arrested by operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The suspects were arrested in a sting operation covering Rivers and Bayelsa states wednesday.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Spokesman of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren.
Uwujaren said the suspects are: Eliot Chuku; Oghenero Tega; Pamkim James; Jeremiah Agbani; Frank Freeman; George Naomi; Joshua Patrick; Francis Paul; Bernard Peter, Akarolo Chimeganum and Precious Ebi. They were arrested in four locations in Bayelsa State: Queens Estate; Mike Okporkpor; Kpansia and Yenagoa and Unity Estate in Rivers State.
According to him, their arrest was spurred by discreet surveillance about their suspicious involvement in internet- related fraud.
He also said, “Items recovered from the suspects include 21 phones; two Power banks; two PlayStations; two Speakers; one International Passport; four Sim packs; one Laptop, four Automated Teller Machine( ATM) cards and one Lexus RX 350 Sports Utility Vehicle.
“They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.”