Internet Scam: Seven Undergraduates Arrested in Lekki Raid by EFCC

 A surprise dawn raid on two houses in the Lekki area of Lagos on April 6, yielded the arrest of seven suspects, all undergraduates study various courses in some of the nation’s tertiary institutions.

The undergraduates, who are within the age-range of 21 and  29 years, include Elete Fred Debi, a 500-level student of  Physics/Production Technology of the University of  Port-Harcourt, Rivers State. Others are: Ese Iriruaga,  300-level student of Geology,  Delta State University,  Abraka, Delta State; Couson Jimmy, 300-level student of  Computer Science, Benson Idahosa, University,
Benin-City, Edo State; Anthony Onos, 200-level student of Political Science, Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos State; Omene  Stephen, 200-level student of Computer Science, University
 of Port-Harcourt, Rivers State; Kome Emmanuel, 200-level student of Petroleum Engineering, University of Port-Harcourt and Shola Muyiwa of the Petroleum Training  Institute, Effurun, Delta State.

They were picked in two houses at Lekki County Homes and Lekki Phase One, both in the Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State following intelligence report on their alleged involvement in sundry internet scams. The suspects have all made useful statements. One of them, Shola Muyiwa, confessed that, he recently collected $100 from one of his victims, Dora Hunt, based in North Carolina, United States of America. Various items were recovered from the suspects such as laptop computers, expensive phones, ipads and exotic cars, including a Range Rover Evogue; Honda Crosstour , Mercedeze  Benz C 300 4matic, S 300 Mercedes Benz and Acura ZDX SUV.
The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.
Elete Fred Debi
Anthony Onos

Ese Iriruaga
Couson Jimmy

Kome Emmanuel
Shola Muyiwa

Omene  Stephen


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