The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

According to EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren in a statement in Port Harcourt on Wednesday, the suspects defrauded their victims of undisclosed sums of money and properties.

“The suspects were arrested at God City Estate in Rumualgu and No. 23, Sam Mba Close, off NTA Akparale Road, all in Port Harcourt.


“They were arrested following verified intelligence about their suspicious involvement in internet-related fraud,” he stated.

Items recovered from the suspects as listed by Uwujaren include a blue-coloured Toyota Sienna XLE 2006 bus, a black-coloured Mercedes Benz C240 car and an ash-coloured Toyota Camry car.

Other items seized include 11 mobile phones, four laptops, Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards, one power bank and a Bluetooth speaker.

Uwujaren said the suspects would be charged to court immediately after the completion of the investigation.

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