16-year-old boy, 28 others arrested for Internet Fraud in Imo State (Photo)

16-year-old boy, 28 others arrested for Internet Fraud in Imo State (Photo)


A 16-year-old boy has been arrested along with 28 other suspected internet fraudsters by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Owerri, Imo state.

On Friday, December 13, 2019, EFCC arrested 29 suspected internet fraudsters including a 16-year-old undergraduate boy in three different locations in Imo State.

EFCC arrested the suspects following intelligence and three days surveillance on their hideouts in Bishops Courts’ Malo Lodge, Umuagu Mbieri and King David’s Suite in Owerri.

Five cars including Lexus RX 350, 2013 model, Lexus RX 330, 2009 model, Lexus ES 300, 2002 model, Toyota Corolla Sport and Toyota Camry were seized from them as well as 15 laptops, phones and computer hard-drives.

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