Eleven suspects has been arrested for internet fraud at their hideout in an early morning raid in Sapele, Delta State. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office.
The surprise raid in the wee hours of the day which was based on intelligence, took the suspects by surprise and later led to a mild protest by their sympathizes several hours after the EFCC team had left the city.
A statement released by the antigraft agency, gave the names of the arrested suspects as:
6. Onskharoma Julius
Items recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest include a lap top computer, a Mercedes-Benz car, computers, mobile Phones, flash drives and internet modems.
EFCC says the suspects have made useful statements and will be charged to court as soon investigations are completed.