60 Suspected Internet Fraudsters Arrested By EFCC  In Uyo And Edo

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC have arrested a total of sixty Internet Fraudsters in Uyo and Benin City.

The Uyo Zonal Command of the  Commission, arrested 21 (twenty one ) suspected internet fraudsters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

The suspected cyber criminals were arrested at different locations within Akwa Ibom State. While five of the suspects were arrested at ‘Laundering Lounge’,  Ewet Housing Estate, Uyo, on Monday May 6, 2024, sixteen others were arrested on Tuesday May 7, 2024, at Church Road,  off Calabar Itu Road,  Uyo.

Items recovered from them include, two luxurious cars, nine laptops, 28 smart phones and two wrist watches.

They will be charged to Court as soon as investigations are concluded.

Similarly, the Commission, on Wednesday May 8, 2024 arrested 39 suspected internet fraudsters at different locations within Benin City.
The suspects were arrested following actionable intelligence on their suspected involvement in computer- related fraud.
Items recovered from them include eight exotic cars – two Mercedes-Benz GLK 350, two Mercedes Benz C300, two Lexus RX350, Toyota Camry, Lexus ES350,  laptops and phones
The suspects will be charged to Court  as soon as investigations are concluded.


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