EFCC arrests 7 fraud suspects, lists them

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Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), have arrested seven undergraduates of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, for suspected internet fraud.

They were arrested on Saturday, March 19, 2021, in a sting operation at their hideout along Ring Road, off Nwaniba Road, near UniUyo’s permanent site.

The all-male suspects are Emmanuel Chigoziem; Ubong Innocent; Michael Ikechukwu Emekwuru; Samuel Edet Okon; Wisdom Edem; Precious Ime Oyung and Moses Simon.

Items recovered from the suspects are a Toyota Camry car; three HP laptops and phones of different brands.

The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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