The Port Harcourt Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says it has arrested eight individuals suspected to be internet fraudsters.
They were arrested on Tuesday at their hideouts in Mandela Housing Estate, Rumuokoro and Street 1, Radio Road Estate, Ozuoba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The suspects, comprising seven young men and one lady, are Vandross Ebre; Tochukwu Mbonu; Charles Mba; Okoroma Robinson; Ruth Allison; Timothy Godspower, Kingsley Obilor and Sampson Ajaka.
Their arrest followed intelligence reports on alleged internet-related fraudulent activities.
Items recovered from them include nine (9) phones, eight (8) Laptops of different brands, one (1) silver-coloured Lexus ES 330 car, One (1) maroon black- coloured Lexus ES 330 car and one (1) white-coloured Benz GLK 350 Sport Utility Vehicle.
The suspects will be charged to court as soon investigations are concluded.