Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday, December 13, 2019, arrested 29 suspected internet fraudsters in three different locations in Owerri, Imo State.
They were arrested following intelligence and three days surveillance on their hideouts in Bishops Courts’ Malo Lodge, Umuagu Mbieri and King David’s Suite in Owerri. A 16-year-old undergraduate was also among those arrested during the haul.
The commission believe the suspects used different pseudo names to defraud their unsuspecting victims.
Five cars including Lexus RX 350, 2013 model, Lexus RX 330, 2009 model, Lexus ES 300, 2002 model, Toyota Corolla Sport and Toyota Camry were seized from them as well as 15 laptops, phones and computer hard-drives.