48 arrested in Asaba by EFCC over internet fraud 

Some of the suspects during their parade

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, arrested 48 suspected internet fraudsters in Asaba, Delta State.

The suspects are Chinonso Nnemeka, Chidenbere Ekwealor, Emeka Joseph, Emmanuel Onyeukwu, Solomon Omojewe, Miracle Ogonnaya, Pius Innocent, Ebuka Odukwe Osita, Godspower Efe, Chinedu Odiaka, Ogbemudia Wisdom, Okocha Nduka, Victor Chukwuma, Ebuka Ohika and Bright Odinakachukwu,

Others are Benjamin Kennedy, Abariowei Preye, Odinakachukwu Favour, Ofere Oghale, Micheal Okonkwo, Ezeali Chinedu, Akaluai Tega, Chibueze Obiozie, Chukwuma Chidimma, Sambo Daibra, Sunday Victor, Favour Ogaga-Oghene, Albert Oluwaleke, Agholor Simeon and Okeke Chibike.

The rest are: Bolum Ogechukwu, Dortimi Abariowei, Michelle Cyril, Adesioye Ajibola, Emmanuel Chinedu, Sule Courage, Daniel Samuel, Ifeanyi Nwabor, Igalawuye Emmanuel, Uwaechue Stanley and Eboh Chukwuma.

Ezeali Arinze, Clever Afokoghene, James Power, Azubudike Emeka, Okwuolise Ebuka, Odiete Timothy and Gilbert Nelson are some of the suspects.

The suspects were arrested at different locations in Asaba, by operatives of the Benin Zonal command of the EFCC.

The arrest followed intelligence on the suspicious activities of the suspects.

Items recovered from them include nine exotic cars; three Mercedes Benz GLK 350, Toyota Camry SE, two Lexus RX 350, two Toyota Camry LE, Mercedes Benz GLA 250 4Matic, phones and laptops.

The commission said the suspects have made useful statements and would be charged to court as soon as investigations were concluded.


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