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29.04.2022 highlights EFCC Arrests 29 Suspected Internet Fraudsters in Owerri

Published 29th Apr, 2022

By Mariam Hamzat

The Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested 29 suspected internet fraudsters in a sting operation in Owerri, Imo State, on Wednesday.

According to a statement released by the commission, intelligence reports received revealed that the suspects were specialised in various fraudulent schemes that include defrauding unsuspecting foreign nationals of their hard-earned money.

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“The suspects are: Iwueke Kingsley Clinton Ikechukwu, Nwafor Ikechukwu Okoha, Edokpayi Clifford Osamudiamen,Collins Arinze Chuwkwudiama, Chimezie Chukwuma Victor,Odo Chinedu Daniel, Humphery Chibueze Daniel, Henry Chibueze Bright, Akumadu Calvin Ifeanyi, Obilor Paul Ozioma, Chikezie Ekene Noble,Chigaemezu Dike Stanley, Kelvin Chibuzo Okafor and Oparaji Prince Uchechi,” the statement reads.

“Others are: Ejimonyeokwu Jessy Chinonso, Bosco Ndubuisi Chimuanya, Amaechi Michael Ikechukwu, Amma Wisdom Uzor, Duru Chibuike Augustine, Solomon Clinton Chidozie, Duru Francis Chiemela, Ugo Victor Losisochukwu, Ibe Justice Chijindu, Iwuji Blaise Chimereucheya, Onyedibe Chukwuebuka Godwin, Dim Kizito Nnaemeka , Pastor Ikechukwu Goodness and Collins Arinze Chukwudiama.”

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Items recovered from the suspects include two cars, several mobile phones and laptops.

According to the commission, the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

Published 29th Apr, 2022

By Mariam Hamzat


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