No fewer than 14 suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Enugu Zonal in Awka, Anambra State.
In a statement on Monday, spokesperson of the EFCC, Dele Oyewale, in statement made available to pressmen disclosed that they were arrested based on intelligence report, on 31st, Monday, 2020.
According to the statement, the suspects were aged between 21–28 years, and were nabbed at Okpuno-Awka, Agu-Awka and Ngozika Estate in Awka.
Oyewale said: “Interim analyses of some of the suspects’ phones indicated they were involved in some suspected internet fraud which, include online bitcoin scam, love scam and identity theft.”
He added that as soon as investigations are concluded, the suspects will be charged to court. Meanwhile, some of the items recovered in their possession included three Mercedes Benz 4matic, three Mercedes Benz AMG, photocopying/scanning machine and diﬀerent laptops.