Monday, September 7, 2020

EFCC arrests suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja


The Abuja zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested three suspected internet fraudsters.

They were nabbed for alleged involvement in romance scams, identity theft and other internet-related fraud.

EFCC spokesman, Dele Oyewale, announced the operation in a statement on Monday.

In custody are Ajayiton Harry (27), Okoro Daniel (28) and Oziegbe Precious Ehijele (27).

They were apprehended in Flat G2, Plot 334, Dawaki, behind News Engineering in Abuja.

Oyewale said citizens in the area volunteered intelligence about the trio.

Two Lexus R350 SUVs, three laptops and phones were seized from them.

The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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