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EFCC arrests 2 music producers, 4 others in Uyo for alleged cyber crimes

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested 6 people in Akwa-Ibom State capital, Uyo for their alleged involvement in cyber crimes.

In an operation carried out by the Uyo zonal office of the EFCC, two music producers identified as John Obot and Odok Valentine, and four others; Emdiong Iwoenang, Christian Alvan Okechukwu, Innocent Japhet and Edem Uwana were arrested.

They were arrested recently at their apartment located on 3 Ring Road, off Shelter Afrique, Uyo.

Items recovered from them, at the point of arrest, are: five laptops; 11 mobile phones; one grey -coloured Mazda 3, a black- coloured Lexus ES 350 and a silver- coloured Toyota Camry car.

Forensic analyses of the 5 laptops and 11 phones recovered from them, revealed evidences of their various levels of involvement in cyber crimes. Based on the incriminating evidences against them, they all owned up and made confessional statements.

They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.


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