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EFCC arrests 17 internet fraudsters in Benin



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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) operatives of the Benin Zonal Command arrested 17 suspected internet fraudsters in Benin City, Edo State, on Tuesday, October 17, 2023.

The EFCC said they were arrested at their hideouts in different locations, following actionable intelligence on their nefarious activities.

The suspects are Unvive Tegwolo, Imemesi Daniel, Ojo Osa Tohanmwen, Olise Godspower Ikenna, Kadiri Eric, Yakubu Aliyu Izegwire, Omozuafo Collins, Elect Osayuwa, Destiny Ewere, Ayodele Eugene, and Eric Onwusiweka.

Others are Okeke Benjamin, Imanah Destiny, Kenneth Anyenibie, Uriel Ogwuezi, Prince Joshua, and Ibeje Daniel.

Items recovered from them include different exotic cars, phones, and laptops.

They will be charged in court as soon as investigations are concluded.