The Enugu State zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has apprehended 14 suspected internet fraudsters in Awka, Anambra state.
The suspects who are between the ages of 21 – 28 years were nabbed at Okpuno Awka, Agu Awka and Ngozika estate on Monday August 31.
Three Mercedes Benz 4matic, three Mercedes Benz AMG and two Lexus Rx salon cars were recovered from the suspects.
EFCC Head of Media, Dele Oyewale said in a statement;
“Interim analyses of some of the suspects’ phones indicated they were involved in some suspected internet fraud which, include online bitcoin scam, love scam and identity theft”.
He added that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.