CRIME

Lady Among 11 Suspected Internet Fraudsters Arrested In Port Harcourt

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.”

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