Twenty-eight suspected internet fraudsters have been apprehended by The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in Asaba, the Delta State capital.
Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC spokesman, in a statement said the operation was carried out after a verified intelligence.
The suspects are Ezeabia Lucy, Ossai Chioma, Okoh Ekene, Okoduwa Bright, Jefferey Nwabunike, Egonu Ikechukwu, Onwudiachi Martins, Ofili Junior, Ejimofor Celestine.
Joseph Diamond Olisa, Frank Sunday, Calvin Emmanuel Ojara, Afoye Powede Joshua, Chima Bright Ojara, Micheal Emmanuel Chukwuka, Okonkwo Chukwuemeka Promise.
Iyoha Oseiwe Frankie, Ezeabia Prince Chinedu, Ohuhwai Charles. Adudu Nonso, Jude Omonike Akon, Chibuike Nnanna Ife, Bieni Collins, Ebuka Ekechi, Ossai Okey and Chukuma Paul.
They were picked up at locations in Chiemeke Onochie IV, Parkacin and Jonathan Monye streets in Asaba.
EFCC accuses them of impersonation, possession of fraudulent documents and defrauding foreign nationals.
Lexus RX350 (Reg: ASB-436-AM), Toyota Camry SE (Reg: BKW-132-MT), Lexus RX350 (Reg: KTU-126- FP), Toyota Corolla (EYC-AMB-3), Toyota Venza, land documents, phones, laptops and other incriminating items were recovered.
The suspects will be charged to court after further investigations are concluded.