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EFCC arrests 20 suspected internet scammers in Imo



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Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed that it arrested 20 suspected internet fraudsters in Owerri, Imo State.

Wilson Uwujaren, Head of Media and Publicity, EFCC made this known in a statement in Port Harcourt on Monday adding that the suspect will be charged to court.

The spokesman said the agency also recovered from the suspects some documents, including 13 letters of Power of Attorney; five architectural documents, and a folder containing other documents.

“The arrest was carried out by operatives of EFCC Port Harcourt zonal office on Feb. 12 at New Owerri, Emenike Estate, Noble Abode, Owerri, all in Imo State.

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“Items recovered from the suspects are 40 mobile phones, 17 laptops of different brands and six vehicles.

“The vehicles include one blue Toyota Corolla car; one black Acura ZX car; one ash-coloured Lexus GX 460 Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV).

“Others are one green Venza car, one black Mercedes Benz and one ash Lexus 330 SUV,” he said.

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