The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, September 24, 2021, apprehended 28 suspected internet fraudsters.
Seventeen were arrested in Awka, the Anambra capital, while 11 others were arrested in Enugu following intelligence on their activities.
The suspects are Afam Onu, Frank Offiah, Christopher Anakudo, Steven Ofodili, Sochima Theophilus, Jude Chibuzo, David Ebubechukwu, Victor Okechukwu, Nwazaku Ifeanyi.
Ogbonna Amarachi, Nwachukwu Ugochukwu, Ebube Sunday, Chidiebere Eze, Nwakoye Emmanuel, Francis Alexander, Nwoba Nnanna, Nwazaku Kelechi, Chimdindu Nwakanma.
The rest: Collins Chukwuma, Ngene Emmanuel. Ani Franklyn, Onah Chimere, Onah Olisaemeka, Chidebere Nnamani, Ernest Okorie Arinze, Daniel Onyekachukwu and Peter Nnopuechi.
Items found in their possession at the time of arrest were laptops, mobile phones, and title documents.
A Toyota Corolla Altis with reg FGG-194-AJ, Toyota Avalon with reg BWR-169-CB, Toyota Venza with reg AGG-559-TN, Lexus ES350 with reg BZR- 535-FF, Mercedes Benz GLK 350 with reg LND-241-FM have been impounded.
The suspects will be charged to court as soon as further investigations are concluded.