48 and 6 Alleged Internet fraudsters arrested by EFCC in Asaba and Uyo respectively…


Following the high rates of internet related crimes in the country, the Operatives of the Benin Zonal Command of the EFCC,  made some arrests on Friday, October 6, 2023,  according to a news release by the EFCC, 48 suspected internet fraudsters were arrested in Asaba, Delta State in a coordinated sting operations. They were at different locations in Asaba through useful intelligence of their of their nefarious acts. 

According to the statement by the Agency, the suspect have made useful statements that will help in their prosecution as the EFCC has promised to charge them to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

Their names as released by the EFCC are Chinonso Nnemeka, Chidenbere Ekwealor, Emeka Joseph, Emmanuel Onyeka Onyeukwu, Solomon Omojewe, Miracle Ogonnaya, Pius Innocent, Ebuka Odukwe Osita, Godspower Efe, Chinedu Odiaka, Ogbemudia Wisdom, Okocha Nduka, Victor Chukwuma, Ebuka Ohika and  Bright Odinakachukwu.

Others are Benjamin Kennedy, Abariowei Preye, Odinakachukwu Favour, Ofere Oghale, Micheal Okonkwo, Ezeali Stanley Chinedu, Akaluai Tega, Chibueze Obiozie, Chukwuma Chidimma, Sambo Daibra, Sunday Victor, Favour Ogaga-Oghene, Albert Oluwaleke, Agholor Omobude Simeon and Okeke Chibike.

The rest are: Bolum Ogechukwu, Dortimi Obiagulu Abariowei, Michelle Cyril, Adesioye Ajibola, Emmanuel Omezi Chinedu, Sule Courage, Daniel Samuel, Ifeanyi Nwabor, Igalawuye Ifeanyi Emmanuel, Uwaechue Chinedu Stanley and Eboh Chukwuma, Ezeali James Arinze, Clever Afokoghene, James Power, Azubudike Emeka, Okwuolise Ebuka, Odiete Timothy and Gilbert Nelson.

Items recovered at the points of arrest include nine exotic cars; three Mercedes Benz GLK 350, Toyota Camry SE, two Lexus RX 350, two Toyota Camry LE,  Mercedes Benz GLA 250 4Matic, phones and laptops.

 Also on October 5 in an early hour sting following an intelligence on the suspects their operations the Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, arrested six suspected internet fraudsters along Calabar-Itu road in Uyo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

The suspects are; Udenze Benjamin, Godwin Atike, Emmanuel Francis, Adebe Oluwademilade, Anietie Brownson and Sabastin Obioma.

Some of the items recovered from them include phones and laptops.

They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded the Agency also stated.