Emmanuel Eneji, a 23 year old movie producer and nineteen other suspects were arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in Calabar, Cross Rivers State, for alleged internet fraud.
According to a statement released by EFCC, the suspects whose ages ranged from 19 to 36 include Okonkwo Chukwudi Charles, Ibua Akwo Promise, Angba Murphy, Adie Stephen, Success Otu Eden, Asukwo Emmanuel, Godspower Akwo, Anibiet Nna, Jesan Akpama, and Dennis Jerry.
Others are Princewill Sunny, Godbless Olulu, Charles Onwuneme, David Njoku, Victor Francis, Goodluck Aloba, Happiness Otu, Nwadike Kelechi, and Obasi Ugochukwu.
The suspects were arrested at different locations within the state capital, namely, Ekorimin, Ifete junction, Parliamentary by Car Park, and Behind Zone 6 by Monty Suit.
Their arrest was aided by credible intelligence regarding their heinous activities.
Items recovered from them include : one unmarked black Toyota Corolla car, one red Toyota Avalon with registration number CHR 56 Al, various sophisticated mobile phones, laptops, one WiFi Router, one Modulator demodulator, and flash drives.
The suspects will be arraigned to court as soon as the Commission concluded investigation.