Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested suspected members of the cyber crime syndicate in their hideout,( an unnamed hotel) at Rumuigbo Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The arrest which took place over the weekend involved 6 persons including four men and two ladies.
According to the anti graft body, the arrest followed an intelligent report that linked the six suspects with fraudulent practices which include love scam orchestrated through numerous dating sites established on the internet, obtaining money by false pretences and others currently undergoing investigation.
Items recovered from the suspects at the time of arrest include Benz-GLE 450,Benz E-350 4- Matic and Toyota Camry XLE. Others are 4 iPhones,4 laptops, 1 ipad, 1 iron sealed stamp, car number plates , 2 bullets and check books.
The names of those arrested were given as Oghenekewe Innocent Akinnawo,Kemka Godseat Amadi, Damilola Adedoyin Eyinloye and Revelation Macauley. And the two females involved are Jennifer Vendi and May Ndubuisi.
The EFCC zonal office revealed that the suspects will be prosecuted in the court of law after their investigation.