EFCC Arrests 21 Internet Fraudsters in Abuja
By Alabidun Shuaib AbdulRahman
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reported the arrest of 21 suspected internet fraudsters in the Lugbe and Kubwa suburbs of Abuja.
The EFCC made this announcement via its official Twitter account on Tuesday.
The suspects were identified as Joseph Boniface, Emmaneul Okwara, Elijah Iwebie, Moses Hassan, Abdulrahman Lawal, Azu Chidubem Eugene, Abdullahi Adebola, Elijah Simon, Terfa Lincoln, David Kome, Chukwudah Martinez and Adie Matthew.
Others include Canice Agabi, Abbas Aminu, Damilare James, Christopher Simon, Mohammed Abdulhamid, Ifeanyi Bosah, Ayuba Aminu, Godwin Terkura and Victor Ademola.
The arrest was made following actionable intelligence on the suspects’ alleged involvement in internet-related fraud activities.
The EFCC stated that they recovered over 25 high-end mobile phones, three laptops, and Mercedes CLA250 and C300 cars from the suspects.
The statement further noted that the suspects will be charged to court once the investigations are concluded.