Operatives of the Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday, arrested 21 suspected internet fraudsters in Benin City, Edo State.
EFCC Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement on Tuesday, indicated that the suspects were arrested in an early morning operation following actionable intelligence. According to the EFCC spokesman, the arrested suspects include Alakpa Marvelous, Hoghomhen Jude Moses, Christopher Odion, Azanuwna Joseph, Godfirst Christopher, Eghosa Osaretin, Onus Honda, Barnabas Alakpa, Junior Azanuwna, Ehis Inegbinebor Francis, Godbless Eriugo, Imokhai Dickson, Epama Francis, Ekuma Austin and Sunday Stanley.
Others are Kelly Alakpa, Amiole Paul, Iweriebor Raphael, Sunday Christian, Imozemhe Raymond and Agbonghae Anthony.
He said that items recovered from them include two Mercedes Benz, two Lexus ES 350, one Lexus RX 330 and one Toyota Camry, HP Laptops and mobile phones.
Uwujaren said that the suspects have made useful statements and will be charged to court soon.
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