The Enugu state zonal office of the Economic and Financial crime commission (EFCC) has apprehended 14 suspected internet fraudsters in Awka, Anambra State.
The EFCC Head of Media, Dele Oyewale, in a statement disclosed that they were arrested on Monday based on intelligence.
The suspects, with age range between 21-28 years, were grabbed at Okpuno Awka, Agu Awka and Ngozika estate.Items seized were expensive vehicles including three Mercedes Benz 4matic, three Mercedes Benz AMG and two Lexus RX salon cars.
“Interim analysis of some of the suspects’ phones indicated they were involved in some suspected internet fraud which, include online bitcoin scam, love scam and identity theft”-Oyewale noted.
He also added that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.