A team from Nigerian Anti-Graft Agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), in Port Harcourt, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters.
Naija News has been informed that the Zonal office of EFFC in Port-Harcourt on Thursday made an arrest of 7 internet fraudsters over an alleged bitcoin scam, as reported by EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade in a statement.
Tony who confirmed the arrest on Thursday, identified the suspects as Kufre Miller Okoh, Joshua Tom, Emmanuel Ekpuk Anderson, Pascal Alisiri, Chimezie Umungalaen, Clinton Alisiobi and Joshua Onuigbo.
He, however, reveals further that the operatives also made an arrest of other suspects, Kufre Miller Okoh, Joshua Tom and Emmanuel Ekpuk Anderson.
It was said that they were nabbed during an early morning raid at 52/53 Azungu Street, Rumuigbo, Port Harcourt.
Also, four others with a similar case, Pascal Alisiri, Chimeze Umungalaen, Clinton Alisiobi and Joshua Onuigbo were arrested at Intercontinental Hotel, Umuahia, Abia State.
Tony added that the suspects will be charged to court after thorough investigations.
This is coming a few moments after Naija News reported that the Lagos Zonal office of the EFCC, arrested nine suspected internet fraudsters in the state.
The suspects were arrested on February 5, 2020, in Magodo Phase 1 Estate, Lagos, following intelligence reports received about their criminal activities.