EFCC ARRESTS 33 SUSPECTED INTERNET FRAUDSTERS IN OWERRI
On April 6, 2023, the Enugu Zonal Command of the EFCC apprehended 33 people suspected of engaging in Internet fraud in Owerri, Imo State.
Among the suspects are Chukwu Frank Chinonso, Nnaji Ifeanyi Christian, Ezeji Princewill Chimezie, Ogbonna Georgewill Ndubuisi, Onuoha Daniel Chimaobi, Ekwusa Gerald Idiakachi, Echefulachi Divine Echefulachi, Ike Simon Chisom, Ike Michael Chimezie, Dike Princewill Chinanu, Okorie Gabriel Chigoziie, Matthew Izu Ofoha, Osakwe Godswill Dickson, Nlemadim Godstime Izuchukwu, and Njoku Gerald Chukwuebuka.
Other suspects include Ubeachu Cannan Ikedi, Duru Ebuka Emmanuel, Ajoko Nzubechi God’swill, Onyimadu Alozieuwa Franklin, Akubueze Uchechukwu Franklin, Manji Gotom Sabastine, Uwandu bright Ogochukwu, Ubah Kingsley Chidozie, Chibueze Nelson Kennedy, Okwute Johson Onyedikachi, Ebuka Wisdom Obioma, Obiechefu Nmesonma David, Nwoke chibuzo Favour, Mensah Chisaraokwu Kelechi, Chigaemezu John Bright, Chikwado Christain Nmesoma, Nwoke Chukwuemeka, and Christopher.
The EFCC conducted the sting operation based on reliable intelligence. They seized 43 mobile phones, 8 laptops, 1 point-of-sale terminal, and four high-end automobiles from the suspects.
Once the investigation is complete, the suspects will face trial in court.