The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission arrested 21 suspected internet fraudsters in the Lugbe and Kubwa suburbs of Abuja.
The commission made this known via its verified Twitter handle on Tuesday.
According to the statement, more than 25 mobile phones, three laptops and Mercedes CLA250 and C300 cars were recovered from the suspects.
The statement read, “The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, today, March 14, 2023, arrested 21 suspected internet fraudsters, The suspects include Joseph Boniface, Emmaneul Okwara, Elijah Iwebie, Moses Hassan, Abdulrahman Lawal, Azu Chidubem Eugene, Abdullahi Adebola and Elijah Simon.
“Others are Terfa Lincoln, David Kome, Chukwudah Martinez, Adie Matthew, Canice Agabi, Abbas Aminu, Damilare James and Christopher Simon. Also arrested include Mohammed Abdulhamid, Ifeanyi Bosah, Ayuba Aminu, Godwin Terkura and Victor Ademola.”
“They were nabbed in the Lugbe and Kubwa suburbs of Abuja, following actionable intelligence on their alleged internet-related fraud activities More than 25 high-end mobile phones, 3 laptops and Mercedes CLA250 and C300 cars were recovered from the suspects. They will be charged to court as soon as the investigations are concluded.”