Cybercrimes: EFCC apprehends seven suspects


Cybercrimes: EFCC apprehends seven suspects

By: Femi Mustapha

Following a sustained crackdown on cybercrimes and crimnals, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,EFCC, Kaduna Office has apprehended another set of seven internet Fraudsters

The suspects are traced their hideout at No.15, Giwa Road, Barnawa High Cost area of Kaduna State North West Nigeria.

The Head Media of EFCC Kaduna Zonal Office, Zainab Sani Ahmed disclosed this in a statement made available to the media on 27th June,2019

Acccording to her, operatives of the Commission traced the hideout of the suspects to No.15, Giwa Road, Barnawa High Cost area of Kaduna State

The suspects, six males and one female were arrested following an intelligence report received by the Commission.

The arrested persons are, Iyere Eromoseze Sylvester, 40, Uyiekpen Gabriel Etiosa, 21, Elimia John, 22, Eguasa Osas, 24, Osaohian Osas, 23, Faith Equasaogbomo, 33, and Terry Ogbudu, 25.

The EFCC also revealed that an identity card belonging to a Special Assistant of the National Assembly (House of Representatives) bearing Sylvester’s name was found during the raid.

The spokesperson further added that other 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).

They attempted hiding 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.

Only last week, the EFCC bursted a seven man gang of internet criminal in Abuja following an intelligent report.


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