EFCC arrests 9 suspected internet fraudsters over fraud in Niger
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC have arrested nine suspected internet fraudsters in Niger state.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the suspects were apprehended today, February 22, in an early morning operation in Minna. Niger State
According to the anti-graft agency, their arrest by operatives from the Advance Fee Fraud Section, EFCC headquarters, was followed after a credible intelligence on their alleged fraudulent activities.
Laptops, phones, and cars were recovered from the suspects during their arrest.
According to EFCC, the suspects will all be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed.
In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that operatives of the Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 11 suspected internet fraudsters.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the suspects identified as David Martins, Shegun Elijah, Abagolu Samson, Peter Emmanuel, Emmanuel Noble, Timothy Johnson, Omo-Ogbebor Uyioghosa, Ibrahim Mohammed, Mavis Bello, Emmanuel Chibozie, and Ayiboye Alade, were arrested today, Monday, February 22, in Auchi, Edo State.
Laptop computers, mobile phones and a Toyota Camry car were recovered from the suspects by operatives of the anti-graft agency.