Fifteen suspected internet fraudsters in Edo state have arrested operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Benin Zonal Command on Friday.
The Command said the suspects were arrested during an early morning operation following actionable intelligence on their alleged criminal activities.
They were identified as Lucky Igbinosa, Godwin Destiny, Sylvanus God’sgift, Davidson Enabulele, Anuge Michael, Favour Uwaifo, Osemwingie Osarenmwinda, Prince Chukwuka and Liroy Nwanochie.
Others are Uwaifo Osamudiamen, Christopher Dickson, Ehis Samson, Wisdom Peter, Akenuwa Kelvin and Godstime Okolie.
The anti-graft agency in a statement on its Twitter page said one Mercedes Benz C350, one Lexus ES 300, one Lexus RX 330, mobile phones and Laptops were recovered from the suspect.
The commission added that the suspects have made useful statements and will soon be charged to court.