Crime

EFCC Arrests Fifty-Six Suspects Over Internet Fraud

Economic and Financial Crime Commissions has confirmed the arrest of fifty six suspected internet fraudsters at the Mitros Residences Annex of Ogun State government and two other hotels in Abeokuta the Ogun state capital.

The operatives had reportedly entered the government owned hotel around 4 a.m on Monday and arrested some lodgers suspected to be internet fraudsters.

The EFCC operatives during the raid also recovered exhibits including exotics cars and gadgets reportedly belonging to the suspected fraudsters .

The Head of Public Affairs in Ibadan Zonal office of the commission Mr. Tokunbo Odeniyi confirmed the arrest to news men on phone.

He revealed that items such as laptops, mobile phones and cars were confiscated from the suspects during the raid.

Mr. Odeniyi said investigations are ongoing on the arrested suspects and directed further enquiries to the EFCC headquarters in Abuja.

Wale Oluokun

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