Police bust cyber crime syndicate in Imo
Posted by News Express | 24 May 2021 | 122 times
•Imo State CP, Abutu Yaro
By CHRIS NJOKU, Owerri
Imo State Police Command Monday busted a syndicate of notorious Internet fraudsters, who have been on the run for series of Cybercrimes they have committed within Imo and neighbouring states.
The suspects arrested are Chidiebere Nwaguma ‘m’ 23years old, Chukwuemeka Johnson ‘m’ 20years old and Maduka Vincent ‘m’ 22years old.
They are natives of Idemeogwa Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the state, but resident at Orogwe Owerri West Local Government Area, Imo State.
The spokesman, SP Bala Elkana, who confirmed the story, said that the suspects were arrested on May 20, at about 2240 hours by the operatives from the Command’s Tactical units along Amakohia Owerri/Orlu Road Owerri in a Lexus 350 RX car with registration number GGE 966 GP suspected to be bought with the proceeds of crime.
He said the suspects have confessed to having defrauded many unsuspecting members of the public.
He also disclosed that some items which include three laptops and three iPhones used in perpetrating the fraud were recovered.
“Also recovered were some wraps of substances suspected to be Indian hemp.”
According to him, the Commissioner of Police Imo State, CP Abutu Yaro, has directed that the suspects be charged to court. (The Nation)
Source: News Express
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