The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested five suspected internet fraudsters in Enugu, Enugu State. They were picked up from their hideout at No. 26 and 42, Chimaobi Uba Street, GRA, Enugu, following intelligence report.
The suspects, Uche Nwakor, 27; Ejikeme Oluchukwu, 30; Ifeanyi Ejikeme, 28; Nnamani Ikechukwu,30; and Ibe Kodili are alleged to be serial scam artistes who have defrauded several victims.
Some of the items recovered from the suspects include $8, 227 (N1.3 million), N7, 300, eight exotic cars, nine laptops, twenty one mobile phones, two internet routers, one currency counter and one Sony camera.
Other incriminating items found with the suspects include four drivers’ licenses under different names but with the same photograph, five flash drives, two external hard disks, various bank cheques, ATM and Master cards, 1 HP printer, a black traveling bag with 12 different identity cards, a company metal seal, two international passports belonging to the same person among other items.
EFCC’s acting head of media, Wilson Uwujaren, said the suspects will be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is concluded.