EFCC Arrests Seven Uyo Varsity Students For Internet Fraud


Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested seven undergraduates of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State for suspected internet fraud in a sting operation.

A release by the Commission says the students were arrested on 19 March 2021 at their hideout along Ring Road, Off Nwaniba Road, near Uniuyo’s permanent site.

The all-male suspects are Emmanuel Chigoziem; Ubong Innocent; Michael Ikechukwu Emekwuru; Samuel Edet Okon; Wisdom Edem; Precious Ime Oyung and Moses Simon.

Items recovered from the suspects are a Toyota Camry car; three HP laptops and phones of different brands.

The Commission said the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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