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EFCC Arrested 78 for internet fraudsters in Enugu and Imo states

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EFCC Arrested 78 for internet fraudsters in Enugu, Imo

Operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 29 and 49 suspected internet fraudsters in Enugu and Imo States respectively.

The suspects were arrested between Wednesday 15 May and Friday, 17 May, 2024, spokesperson for the EFCC, Dele Oyewale said in a statement.

According to the statement, while 29 suspects were arrested on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, in Enugu State metropolis, the remaining 49 suspects were nabbed on Friday, May 17, 2024, in the Imo State metropolis.

The EFCC spokesperson said the 78 suspects were arrested, following actionable intelligence about their suspected involvement in online criminal activities.

He listed the items recovered from the suspects to include mobile phones, laptops and 13 cars.

The anti-graft agency said the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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