Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal Office on Friday, July 2, 2021 arrested 14 suspected internet fraudsters at Rumuodor Avenue, Ogbogoro, Port Harcourt, Rivers state.

The suspects: Goodness Wilson; Ezekiel James; Miracle Tom Charles; Timothy Anthony; Divinefavour Pius Reginald; Iheanacho Goodluck; Wokie Chimandu Chris; Emmanuel Uchechi; Peter Remigious; Joseph Chinedu; Amadi Angel; Wisdom Sotonye Azubuike, Becky Charles and Sokiepirim West, were all arrested based on verified intelligence by the EFCC. Preliminary investigations linked them with suspected impersonation, possession of fraudulent documents and bitcoin scam.

Items recovered from the suspects include six vehicles : one Ford Escape Sports Utility Vehicle; two Toyota Camry cars; two Lexus ES 350 Sports Utility Vehicles and one Mercedes Benz car. Others are: 25 makes of phones; three Laptops; one smart watch; one Samsung hard drive; two power banks; one play station; one LG Television set; one audio victory sound and one LG Bluetooth and USB speaker.

The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.


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