The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 25 suspected internet fraudsters in Benue State.
Naija News reports that the suspects were arrested at various locations as a result of some actionable intelligence gathered by the Commission relating to their alleged involvement in internet fraud-related activities.
Some of the suspects were nabbed in Otukpo, while others in Madkurdi in a sting operation conducted by operatives of the Makurdi Zonal Command.
According to a Twitter post by the EFCC, “The suspects have made useful statements and will be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is concluded.”
Items recovered from the suspects include different brands of mobile phones and computers.
The names of the suspects include; ”E. Francis, A. Emmanuel, M. Wakili, C. Francis, I. Emmanuel , J. Williams , P. Idoko , M. Itodo , S. Abah, O. Ameh, O. Samson, O. Amuta , and O. Precious.
Others are: O. Solomon, N. Alex , O. Emmanuel, E. Godwin,O. Ochigbo, E. Chukwu, W. Godwin, Y. Elijah, V. Godwin, L. Owoicho, A. Augustine and O. Moses.”