February 28, 2024

EFCC Arrests 56 Suspected Internet Fraudsters in Port Harcourt

 

Operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested Fifty Six (56) suspected internet fraudsters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

 

They were arrested on Monday, June 5, 2023, in a sting operation at Rivtaf Golf Estate, Port Harcourt following intelligence on their alleged internet fraud-related activities including dating/romance scam, investment scam, oil scam, contract scam, impersonation, business scam, possession of fraudulent document, crypto currency scam and forgery.

 

Items recovered from the suspects include phones of different brands, Laptops, Nigerian and Spanish Passports, Apple Wrist Watches, ATM cards, local and foreign currencies (Pounds, Dollars, Cents, E2 Coins (Binary Coin)).

 

Other items include different brands of exotic cars – a black Lexus GS 460, C300 4Matic Mercedes Benz car , a black Lexus IS250, a black Lexus ES350, a Toyota Corolla 2007 Model, a black Range Rover and a black Toyota Camry.

 

They will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.

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