EFCC Arrest 5 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Akwa Ibom (Photos)
On Wednesday April 3, 2019, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) arrested five internet fraudsters in a sting operation.
The arrest was carried out by the EFCC Uyo zonal office, Akwa Ibom, Brainnews report.
The names of the suspects were released in a statement by the agency as; Uchendu Denis, Osinachi Sam David, Chikezie Bright, Francis Martins and Okafor Emmanuel. They were arrested at Nsini Odeyop Street, Shelter Afrik Estate, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, following intelligence report of their suspicious activities.
It was discovered that the suspects at the time of arrest, were lodging in a 3 bedroom flat, used one of the rooms for their cyber crime activities.
Items recovered from suspects were: one hundred and twenty three SIM cards, including a Turkish SIM card, six Laptops, thirteen expensive mobile phones, several books and diaries containing several phone numbers and over three hundred email addresses, amongst others.
They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.