A special team of the Tactical Operations Unit of the Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested six suspected internet fraudsters from their hideouts in Jos, Plateau State.
The suspects, aged 23 to 33, who are believed to be involved in romance and other related internet fraud, were arrested in the early hours of February 8, 2021, following actionable intelligence received by the Commission.
They included Paul Chukwuemeka Obide, aka Don P; Chinaza Obide; and Obadare Obayemi.
Others were Emmanuel Adetunji, Ndubuisi Kerian Ozomba and Samuel Chukwuebuka.
Items recovered from them included Lexus RX350 with registration number, RSH-58IML; Honda Accord with registered number, JJN-35AA; six laptop computers; MiFis; Modems; Flash drives; Card readers; and exotic mobile phones.
The suspects have made useful statements and will soon be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded, the spokesman of the Commission, Wilson Uwujaren, said.