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EFCC arrests 8 suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan



The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, has arrested eight suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan.

This was contained in a statement issued by the commission’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, and made available to newsmen on Monday in Ibadan.

Uwujaren said that the suspects, whose ages ranged between 17 and 30 years, were apprehended at different locations in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, at the weekend.

He said that their arrests followed series of intelligence received by the commission concerning their alleged involvement in internet-related crimes.

Uwujaren listed some of the items recovered from them to include six exotic cars, various brands of phones, laptops, international passports and several documents alleged to contain false pretences.

He said that those found to have cases to answer among the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations were concluded.

Edited by: Bayo Sekoni and ‘Wale Sadeeq

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