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Internet Fraud: EFCC arrests 100 in Enugu, 35 in Plateau

Operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 100 (One Hundred) suspected internet fraudsters at different locations in Enugu State.

Internet Fraud: EFCC arrests 100 in Enugu, 35 in Plateau

The suspects were arrested in early morning sting operations on Wednesday, 5th June 2024, following actionable intelligence about suspected activities of an organised syndicate of internet fraudsters operating along Ibagwa-Nike and other locations in the Enugu metropolis.

Items recovered from them include three exotic cars, mobile phones and laptops.

Internet Fraud: EFCC arrests 100 in Enugu, 35 in Plateau

In a similar vein, the operatives of the Kaduna Zonal Command of the EFCC also arrested a total of 35 suspects for alleged cybercrimes in Plateau State.

CONVERSEER learned that the suspects comprised 32 males and three females.

Internet Fraud: EFCC arrests 100 in Enugu, 35 in Plateau

They were rounded up on Tuesday, 4th June 2024, along Bauchi Road Bye Pass in Jos, Plateau State capital. Their arrest followed actionable intelligence on their fraudulent activities.

Items found in their possession upon arrest include 47 phones, five laptops, two Macbooks, one black 406 Peugeot saloon car with registration number JJN 140 BX, one black Mercedes Benz car with registration number BSA 331 AG and one blue 2007 Model Toyota Camry without a number plate.

“The suspects will be arraigned in court upon the conclusion of the investigations,” the EFCC said.

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