Operatives of the Enugu zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) have arrested 14 suspected internet fraudsters from different parts of Awka, Anambra State.
According to the anti-graft agency, the suspects were arrested on Monday, August 31, 2020, based on intelligence available to the Commission.
The agency stated that the suspects, whose age range between 21 and 28, were arrested at Okpuno Awka, Agu Awka and Ngozika estate, all in Anambra State.
Items recovered from them, according to the Commission, were different exotic vehicles which included three Mercedes Benz 4matic, three Mercedes Benz AMG, and two Lexus Rx salon cars.
EFCC said interim analyses of some of the suspects’ phones indicated they were involved in some suspected internet fraud, which included online bitcom scam, love scam and identity theft.
The agency said the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations were concluded.