According to Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), a Nigerian law enforcement agency charged with investigating money laundering and financial crimes, headquartered in Abuja over twenty suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested.
The suspects were listed as Idehen Obabueki, Adesa Lucky, Usuagu Uche, Eloghosa Olikiabor, Larry Edomwonyi, Amowie Maike, Francis Ezegbede, Itua Samuel and Endurance John Egbeifo. Others are Amego Ovenseri, Iyen Ighodaro, Philip Agbodori, Lucky Robinson, Nnadi Obinna, Osabuohien Osahon, Chinenu Eze, Peter Sunday, Solomon Ogu, Niyi Femi and Osagie Aghedo.
Though the government is still investigating the gang, a number of them confessed to be online fraudsters dating foreign widows. They confessed to using pseudo names to trap several of their victims. The gang wil be charged when government investigations into their activities are done.