EFCC arrests 29 over internet fraud in Ibadan

The suspects.
The suspects.
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Adedayo F, Ibadan.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Wednesday, arrested 29 men suspected to be involved in internet-related fraud.

The suspects were arrested at Akoto Estate, Elebu area in Ibadan, Oyo State.

They were rounded up during an early morning raid carried out by operatives of the Commission.

Earlier, the team had conducted a series of surveillance, gathered intelligence on the activities of the suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’.

The preliminary investigation was found to be credible, leading to the sting operation.

Among the items recovered from the suspects are eight exotic cars, many costly phones and laptops, as well as documents suspected to be used for their illicit dealings.

They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

 

(TPM)

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