Operatives of the Uyo zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested two music producers and four others over their alleged involvement in cybercrimes in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
This was contained in a statement signed by the commission’s spokesman, Dele Oyewale and released on Friday.
According to the statement, the music producers are John Obot and Odok Valentine. Others are; Emdiong Iwoenang; Christian Alvan Okechukwu, Innocent Japhet and Edem Uwana.
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, the EFCC said.
Forensic analyses of the five laptops and 11 phones recovered from them, revealed pieces of evidence of their various levels of involvement in cybercrimes.
Based on the incriminating pieces of evidence against them, they all owned up and made confessional statements.
The EFCC said they will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.