The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) agents from the Port Harcourt Zonal Command have detained 13 alleged internet scammers.
Wilson Uwujaren, the spokesman for the EFCC, said in a statement on Thursday that they were apprehended early on July 28, 2022, during a sting operation at various locations in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The Thirteen (13) suspects are: Austin Fama, Victor Lucky, Victor Apugo, Emeka Chukwu, Tariesi Ego, Best Okon Akpan, Kenneth Ekeke, Divine Umoh, Abasii Bianuake, Life Attai, Daniel Assor, Orji Michael Kelechi and John Amadi.
He said their arrests followed actionable intelligence received by the Commission on their alleged involvement in internet fraud. Items recovered from them include cars, mobile phones of different brands, ATM Cards and Laptop computers.