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  • Updated: January 30, 2023

28 Persons Arrested By EFCC For Cyber Crime In Nasarawa

28 Persons Arrested By EFCC For Cyber Crime In Nasarawa

About 28 persons have been arrested by the operatives of the Makurdi Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for suspected internet fraud in Lafia, Nasarawa State.

The commission disclosed on Monday that the suspects were arrested at a hideout in Lafia following an intelligence report on their alleged involvement in internet fraud.

The suspects are: Yusuf Mudi, Umar Ibrahim, Gabriel Selumun, Moses Hamidu, Christian Kelechi, Sara Abdullah, Abdulsalam Ogba, Ngene Chinonso, Muoneke  Celestine, Terhemen Silas, Emmanuel Phillip, Emmanuel Akwe, Jones Kismet, Shehu Khalif, Emmanuel Isaiah and Adeleke Raphael.

Others are Samuel Kubialah, Sanusi Abdullahi, Dugeri Jerome, Terhemen Mark, Joshua Emmanuel, Gedion Sunday, Terwase Kenneth, Benny Ukeh Iyaji, Arigu Bishara, Emmanuel Idi, Omotunde Mayowa, Kenneth Joy, Ozigho Agnes and Rejoice Solomon.

Items recovered from them include 37 phones, five laptop computers, five Automated Teller Machine cards of different banks, two identity cards, two wallets, two laptop chargers, one knife, three power banks, one hard drive and one battery charger.

The EFCC added that they would be charged to court as soon as the investigations were concluded.


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