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EFCC arrests 42 internet fraudsters in Asaba



EFCC arrests 42 fraudsters in Asaba, Delta state

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 42 suspected internet fraudsters at various locations in Asaba, Delta State.

They were arrested on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, in a sting operation.

Thirty-one of the suspects, comprising 29 men and two ladies, are: James Nweze, Nmuokoro Tega, Eruteyan Benjamine, Nwaozor Chinedu, Okwesa Solomon, Yusuf Michael, Ikhana Godswork, Benson David, Chidinma Anthony, Jennifer Nkem, Okorie Temple, Paul Gabriel, Okafor Osita, Vihishima Joseph and Desmond Osaigbovo.

Others are: Jude Ogougboh, Sylvester Nwabunwanne, Faith Samuel, Prince Ohumhende, Osaretin Unity, Godstime Animan, Oluwaseun Orimoloye, Mathias Ohashina, Precious Agolo, Okoronkwo Stanley, Benjamin Onyedika Victor, Okonta Anthony, Omelebele Lucky, Okafor Victory, Osade Peter, Daniel Chukwudi Mbaeme.


Their arrest followed series of intelligence reports linking them with alleged fraudulent activities ranging from dating and celebrity scams on numerous dating sites, bitcoin investment scam, cryptocurrency scam, obtaining by false pretense and impersonation.

Items recovered from them at the point of arrest include: thirteen (13) exotic cars, 59 phones of different brands; ten laptops, one Hisense television and speakers; one iPad and 3 PlayStation.

They will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.


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