Seven men and a lady suspected to be involved in online fraud have been apprehended by the Port Harcourt Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The agency said the suspects were all arrested on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at their hideouts in Mandela Housing Estate, Rumuokoro and Street 1, Radio Road Estate, Ozuoba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The suspects, comprising seven young men and one lady, are Vandross Ebre; Tochukwu Mbonu; Charles Mba; Okoroma Robinson; Ruth Allison; Timothy Godspower, Kingsley Obilor, and Sampson Ajaka.
Their arrest followed intelligence reports on alleged internet-related fraudulent activities, the agency said in a statement.
Items recovered from them include nine (9) phones, eight (8) Laptops of different brands, one (1) silver-colored Lexus ES 330 car, One (1) maroon black- coloured Lexus ES 330 car, and one (1) white-colored Benz GLK 350 Sport Utility Vehicle.
The suspects are all expected to be charged to court as soon investigations are concluded.