Thirty-three alleged Internet scammers were arrested in their hiding place during an operation carried out by the Abuja and Enugu zonal offices of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the state of Owerri, Imo.
The EFCC made the announcement in a statement Monday night.
The suspects are: Clinton Done, Obinna Okonkwo, Ogbochukwu Ogbonna, Joseph Udom Kousin, Prince Ewunone, Franklin Michael, Tolli Ameiche, Anderson, Berthel, David Franklin, Aboi Etealu, Chinubu Nwosu, Marizu Chidiebere, Dominic Terry Joseph, Christopher Nw Gift mind.
Others are: Edinalo Ifeanyichukwu, Ikenna Knuckle, John Frank, Anowe Precious, Joseph Levi Chima, Samuel Oria, Tochi Emerom, Chimezia Cleansman, Obinna Obinna, Gift consideration, Nnamdi Nnamdi, Izywa Munachi, Ekone Aniche, Baby Donald, Aniche Tochukwu, Aniche Okon and Ebizien Franklin Udochukwu.
Items recovered include: laptops, mobile phones, 2 Lexus RX350 SUVs and a Toyota Solara lifestyle car.
“The suspects have made useful statements and will be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed,” the statement read.