By Osahon Osahon
The Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has again recorded another massive harvest of suspected internet fraudsters in its net, with the arrest of 52 suspects.
A statement by the spokesman of the anti graft agancy, Wilson Uwujaren, noted that the suspects were arrested in an operation carried out in the wee hours of Sunday, May 9, 2021, in different locations in Benin City, the Edo state capital.
He listed the suspects as: 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 and Iyamu Iyaro.
Others are 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.
Also arrested 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 and 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, made up the number.
Items recovered from the suspects to include six exotic cars, laptop computers, mobile phones, documents and identity cards.
Uwujaren added that the suspects will be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are completed.