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Operatives of the Ibadan, Federal Capital Territory and Enugu zonal offices of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 65 suspected Internet fraudsters.
Multiple statements by the anti-graft agency’s Head, Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, said the suspects were arrested in various locations across the three states.
In Oyo State, 50 suspects were arrested at Alaro Sango, Agbaje Ijokoro and Apete Aladura areas of Ibadan following intelligence on their alleged involvement in Internet fraud.
Some items used in perpetrating the crime, one of the statements said, were recovered from the suspects.
In a similar development, operatives of the anti-graft agency in Abuja arrested nine suspects in the Gwagwalada New Layout area of the FCT following credible intelligence on their alleged nefarious activities.
Six suspects were also arrested in a sting operation at the Independence Layout area of Enugu metropolis on Saturday, June 4, 2021 following credible intelligence received on their alleged involvement in computer-related fraud.
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