It seems like the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is on a quest to purge the country of fraudsters as they are making arrests upon arrests of fraudsters, popularly known as ‘Yahoo boys’ or ‘419’.
Officials of the Uyo zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), have nabbed 22 suspected internet fraudsters at different locations in Imo state.
Details of the arrest was announced by the EFCC via their official Instagram page (@officialefcc) on Wednesday September 9.
The suspects are between ages 20 and 41, they were nabbed recently at Sight and Services at World Bank, located at Ugwuma Town and “Road Safety” by Toronto road, Egbu, Owerri, Imo state.
The suspects include: Chinonso Anozie Frank; Ogadibo Victor Chikeluba; Clinton Njoku Onyekachi; Okoro Edwin Chigozie; Anozie Chibuzor Harold; Anyaeriuba Canice; Ogbuehi Anderson; Okere Nonye; Njoku Paul Chibuike; Ndalaka Felix Chukwuebuka and Anele Chibuike Timothy. Others are; Chidi Kalu; Uparai Daniel; Ubochi Christian Ikechukwu; Udoka Obi; Chiagozie Morris Obiano; Moses Akaedite; Henry Princewill Chisom; Prince Ibe; Ugwuegbu Fredrick Ekenna, William Peter Obinna and Udoka Ihiekwe Kelechi.
The EFCC confisticated several cars and gadgets from them which include: A black Lexus E5 330; silver-coloured Toyota Corolla LE, a silver-coloured Toyota Camry and a blue Toyota Corolla LE.
Also included are: a black Toyota Venza, a silver -coloured Lexus E5, a grey -coloured Mercedes ML350 SUV and a silver- coloured Toyota Highlander SUV.
Other items seized include; 15 laptops and 20 sophisticated mobile phones.
The suspects will be arraigned to court as soon as investigations are concluded.
See the post by EFCC below: