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EFCC arrests 14 suspected fraudsters, seizes 8 cars In Anambra

EFCC arrests 14 suspected fraudsters, seizes 8 cars In Anambra, The Enugu State zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 14 suspected internet fraudsters in Awka, Anambra State.

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EFCC Head of Media, Dele Oyewale, in a statement said they were apprehended on Monday based on intelligence.

The suspects, aged between 21 – 28 years, were nabbed at Okpuno Awka, Agu Awka and Ngozika estate.

Items recovered were exotic vehicles including three Mercedes Benz 4matic, three Mercedes Benz AMG and two Lexus Rx salon cars.

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“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”, Oyewale noted.

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The spokesman added that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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