The Benin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 52 suspected internet fraudsters in Edo State.
The suspects, it was gathered, were arrested on Sunday, in Benin metropolis, following an intelligence report.
A statement by the EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, and made available to journalists in Benin, said the suspects were arrested in the wee hours of Sunday at different locations within Benin metropolis sequel to actionable intelligence.
According to him, items recovered from the suspects included six exotic cars, laptop computers, mobile phones, documents and identity cards.
He said the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations are completed
The suspects are Wisdom Attah, Alasa Solomon Osho, Jonathan Udofia, Emmanuel Udofia, Oyinbo Tejiri, Edoghogho Onsemudiana, Aisosa Ajayi, Paul Thomas Obinna, Osazuwa Osayamen, Madago Victor, Godwin Emmanuel, William Omorebokhae, Ezemo Junior, Iyamu Iyaro, Umoru Monsura, Efomwonyi Daniel, Omoruyi Lucky, Odion Omonzokpia, Aderho Collins, Ereomah Emmanuel, Eric Obi Ugo, Emmanuel Godwills, Solomon Lucky, Charles Endurance, Ehibor Abraham Ebuwa, Okosun Wesley and Oyase Destiny.
Others are Elvis Ohikhuore, Ugo Nweke, Faithful Omagbemi, Shuaibu McClinton, Edward Chumosa, Onoriode Precious, Emmanuel Precious, Adenegbe Hope Osaze, Kennedy Emma, Terry Edorodion, Edosa Rollins, Miller Ikuobase, Godwin Kelechi., Ogbolu Israel Uche, Okpodu Samson, Awosadere Daniel, Samuel Asenguah, Ugo Nweke, Charles Irengunju, ThankGod Udofa, Erickson Ororisela, Asemota Terry, Enaboakpe Robert , Odili Wisdom and Osawaru Martins.