Operation of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the Benin zonal office arrested eleven suspected Internet scammers in their hiding places in a morning raid in Sapele, Delta State, on Saturday.
This was revealed in a statement signed by EFCC Spokesman Tony Orilade. EFCC gave the names of the suspects arrested as Omomua Victor, Demi Johnson, Agufure Godstime, Agboroko Precious, Anthony Omonomo, Onskharoma Julius and Freeborn Efe. Others are Akama Precious, Tagbajiemi Promise George Raphael and Stanley Agabiri.
The raid that took place in the early hours of the day was based on intelligence. Items retrieved from suspects at the point of arrest include a laptop, a Mercedes-Benz car, computers, mobile phones, flash drives and Internet modems.
EFCC added that the suspects have made useful statements and will be indicted in court as soon as the investigations are completed.