Operation carried out by officials of the Enugu Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC have arrested suspected internet fraudsters in three separate sting operations in the Monarch area, New Haven Extension and Castle Majestic Hotel, Ogui Road, Enugu State Nigeria.
The suspected members were arrested following direct intelligence on their alleged participation in internet-related fraud events. Part of the intelligence indicated that suspected internet fraudsters were operating from a popular hotel called, Castle Majestic Hotel, Enugu. Based on the intelligence, and weeks of detailed surveillance, a search warrant was executed on the facility on Thursday September 16, 2021.
In the course of the operation, our officers encountered a group that identified themselves as members of the National Association of Nigerian students, NANS and Ohaneze Ndi Igbo Youth wing. The leaders of the group duly identified their members and carried on with their activities.
But the target of the operation were arrested and brought to the Enugu Zonal Command at independence layout for questioning.
List of the suspects arrested are: Agbo Paschal, Anthony Ogbu Uzochukwu, Ejiofor, Uchenna Ejiofor Chikora, Ezihe Victor, Nnaji Onyedikachi Christian, Eke Ike, Ogbodo Arinze, Ogbodo Ebube, Ogbu Chinedu, Ossai Chinedu and Udey Ifeanyi.
Some of the items list recovered from the suspects include one Lexus ES 350 car with plate number BLF 722 LD, one Yellow Fever travel document, several laptops, mobile phones and other incriminating documents.
The suspects will be charged to court as soon as the detailed investigation is concluded.