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EFCC arrests six suspected internet fraudsters in Enugu

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested six suspected internet fraudsters in Enugu.

The EFCC Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.

He said two suspects were arrested on June 30 and four others the following day.

The statement read: “Four of the suspects – Obodoechina Caleb Chinedu, Offiah Darlington, Okwuosa Joseph, Kenneth Obi, and Obinna Patrick were arrested on Thursday, July 1, 2021 in a sting operation at No 2 Umuaba Street, New Haven Extension, Enugu, while two others, Chidera Owo and Ozuma Chukwuemeka Henry were nabbed on June 30, 2021, at No.6 Nwokolo Emene, besides Annunciation Hospital, Enugu.”

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Items recovered from the suspects include laptops, one Lexus ES 350 2011 model car, mobile phones, a Toyota Camry 2007 model, and a black Toyota Venza Car 2007 model.

Others were – A RX330 Lexus SUV, an IPhone X mobile phone, an iPhone 5, Infinix phones, iPhone 11 Pro and an Acura ZDX car.

“The suspects will be charged to court at the end of the investigation,” it added.

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