The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, bursted five cyber criminals and also recovered N31million from them.
The suspects identified as Paul Duru, Daniel Effiong, David Gold, Moses Gold and Eke Kelechi, were arrested went an undisclosed bank alerted the EFCC about some strange transactions on one of the suspect, Paul Duru’s bank account after he received 63 million naira through transfer.
Furthering more on the investigation, Paul Duru was hired by his God father Effiong popularly known as “Fish catcher” .
Paul Duru allegedly has a ‘picker’ in the United States, one John T. Benn, who received money in dollars and sent to him.
Effiong who presented himself as Arbara Williams, a 27-year-old Caucasian established a relationship with Sung Yong Hwa, a Korean and Peter Davito, a Canadian.
Others were arrested with him when he was bursted and investigation reveals that they are all into internet fraud.