A statement by Wilson Uwajaren, EFCC’s Head, Media and Publicity on Wednesday said the suspects were arrested on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 in a sting operation at Sunrise Estate, Emene, Enugu following credible intelligence on their alleged criminal activities.
The suspects allegedly specialized in defrauding unsuspecting members of the public, including foreigners through the internet.
The suspects are: Onah Uchenna Paul, Ali Chidiebere Shedrack, Samson Ugwuoke, Ogbaru Chidozie Kingsley, Eneh Nelson, Ameh David Onwenchochi, Orji Opara Chimaobi, Chukwudi Emmanuel, Alina Arinze and Tasie Henry Nzube.
Items recovered from them include mobile phones, laptops, one Lexus ES 350 car with the registration number APP-331-GV belonging to Tasie Henry Nzube and a Toyota Corolla car with registration number UWN-239-HN belonging to Onah Uchenna Paul.
They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.