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EFCC arrests siblings for Internet fraud, love scam

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Officials of the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have apprehended two siblings for their alleged participation in Internet fraud.

The suspects, Queen and Rowland Kalu, were apprehended by EFCC on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at the Amikanle, Alagbado area of Lagos State.

The Commission, in a statement on Thursday, said Queen, a graduate of Banking and Finance, admitted to the crime, stating that she was involved in online dating and made money from the criminality.

Queen also supposedly stated that she assisted her brothers, including one Prince Kalu, presently at large, to speak to male victims and swindle them of their money.

EFCC disclosed that a Mercedes Benz and cell phones were recovered from the suspects.

Similarly, the Commission stated that it apprehended eight suspected Internet fraudsters in Abuja.

The suspects, aged between 18 and 29, were arrested at Jabi, Abuja, in the early hours of Thursday, May 6, 2021.

They were identified as Emmanuel Anyeba, Precious Samuel, Mujib Ariyo, Micheal Ogaba, Mathew Ibeh, Jamiu Ariyo, Precious Kalu and Isaac Sunday.

The statement read, “Investigation indicates that the suspects operated an academy for training Internet fraudsters from their hideout. Items recovered from them included eight mobile phones. All the suspects will soon be charged to court.”


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