The Port-Harcourt zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested arrested four students of the University of Port Harcourt for their alleged involvement in internet fraud.
The four young men, who allegedly defrauded 15 victims of $111,500( One Hundred and Eleven Thousand, Five Hundred United States Dollars) are: Prince Hyacinth; Rex Emadifie Oghene, Odili Ifeayi and Uduak Samuel Williams.
They were arrested on August 20th, 2020, from their hideout at Chibiak Avenue, Elenpranwo, Ada George, Port Harcourt.
A preliminary investigation established that the suspects are majorly involved in a romance scam and also act as pickers for organized ring of fraudsters.
Alleged $111,500 Internet Fraud: EFCC Arrests 4 Uniport Undergraduates In Port Harcourt pic.twitter.com/e54EFcWbUB
— EFCC Nigeria (@officialEFCC) August 20, 2020
The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.
You may be interested
“Most young people are high on drugs all the time. They go to social media to do all sorts of things” – Lagos Lawmaker, Mojisola Alli-Macaulay says (Video)admin - October 29, 2020
Honourable Mojisola Alli-Maculay has called for the re-orientation of Nigerian Youths. According to the Lagos State House of Assembly Member,…
JUST IN: Highlife maestro, Emeka Morocco Mmaduka just passed onadmin - October 29, 2020
<!-- JUST IN: Highlife maestro, Emeka Morocco Mmaduka just passed on - ElombahNews HomeNewsJUST IN: Highlife maestro, Emeka Morocco Mmaduka…
WTO DG: Nigeria Intensifies Lobby For Okonjo-Iwealaadmin - October 29, 2020
BY BODE GBADEBO, Abuja Ahead of November 9 when the final decision would be taken on the choice of the…