EFCC arrests 30 suspected Internet Fraudsters in Ado-Ekiti


In a bid to nip crime to the bud, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, on Wednesday, July 10, arrested 30 suspected internet fraudsters.

According to reports, the suspects were apprehended at different locations within the city of Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, during an early morning raid carried out by Operatives of the anti-graft Agency.

The success of the operation was sequel to a deluge of intelligence reports available to the Commission, on their alleged fraudulent activities.

Recall, that many people have fallen victim to the tricks of the suspects, who exploit their dexterity on the use of the internet to allegedly commit crime.

The suspects range between the ages of 18 and 27 years old. 11 of the suspects claimed to be undergraduates, while others said that they are self-employed in various vocations.

Items recovered from them include 8 exotic cars, laptops, mobile phones, and several documents suspected to contain information used to access their victims.

Presently, the suspects are already providing useful information to aid further investigations.

The EFCC, noted that they will be charged to court as soon as the investigations are concluded.