EFCC Arrests 18 Suspected Internet Fraudsters in Enugu
Operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, arrested 18 suspected internet fraudsters in different locations within Enugu State.
Among those arrested is Chigozie Philips, the founder of Holy Family School Abakpa, Enugu, where he allegedly trains prospective cybercriminals.
13 of his proteges also arrested in the sting operation are Kingsley Okorie, Henry Chidiebere, Elochukwu Chukwuemeka Micheal, Nelson Nnaji, Joacin Kelvin, Kelechi Ibe, Chinonso James, Udeh Isaiah, and Micheal Chukwuemeka.
Others include Ifeanyi Ozor Bright, Etuma John, Okafor Chukwuemeka, Raymond Chinaza, Desmond James, Ozoma Chinonso Anthony, Uchenna Aka, and Ozor Celestine.
Items recovered from the suspects include 20 mobile phones and two laptops.
Authorities say the suspects have made useful statements and will be charged to Court as soon as the investigation is concluded.