The Oasis Reporters
June 26, 2019
By Alhaji Yusuf
The Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters in the state.
This was an outcome of the surveillance carried out on their hIdeout at No.15, Giwa Road, Barnawa High Cost area of Kaduna State which led to the surprise cordon and search of the suspected base of the culprits.
In a statement signed by the Head of Media of the EFCC Kaduna Zonal Office, Zainab Sani Ahmed said the suspects, six males and one female were arrested sequel to the intelligence report received by the Commission and the subsequent arrest of the suspects.
They are, Iyere Eromoseze Sylvester, 40, Uyiekpen Gabriel Etiosa, 21, Elimia John, 22, Eguasa Osas, 24, Osaohian Osas, 23, Faith Equasa Ogbomo, 33, and Terry Ogbudu, 25.
An identity card belonging to a Special Assistant working with the National Assembly (House of Representatives) bearing Sylvester’s name was found during the raid.
Items recovered at the point of arrest include, a Toyota Venza car, 18 exotic phones (iPhones, Samsung, etc), three Apple iPads, five laptops, two international passports, several SIM cards of various networks. Others are two Mifi and several flash drives, 11 ATM cards, exotic wrist watches and an exotic variant of indian hemp (Haze).
During the swoop on their hideout, spirited attempts were made to conceal some of the items in the microwave, toilet water closet and bathroom sink.
Zainab Sani Ahmed said the suspects will soon be charged to court.
Source: Msquare News