It was end of the road for 11 suspected internet fraudsters as they were arrested at their hideout in an early morning raid in Sapele, Delta State on Saturday by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Benin Zonal Office.
The surprise raid in the wee hours of the day, which was based on intelligence, took the suspects by surprise and later led to a mild protest by their sympathisers several hours after the EFCC team had left the city.
The suspects arrested included Omomua Victor, Demi Johnson, Agufure Godstime, Agboroko Precious, Anthony Omonomo, Onskharoma Julius and Freeborn Efe.
Others were Akama Precious, Tagbajiemi Promise George Raphael and Stanley Agabiri
Items recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest included a lap top computer, a Mercedes-Benz car, computers, mobile phones, flash drives and internet modems.
The suspects have made useful statements and will be charged to court as soon investigations are completed.