EFCC arrests 56 suspected internet fraudsters in Abeokuta

Fifty-six suspected internet fraudsters were arrested by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commissions (EFCC), on Monday, in three different hotels within Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

The officials reportedly invaded the state-owned Mitros Residences Annex; Dakdat Hotel, Quarry Road, and Cecilia Suites, Ibara GRA.

Tribune Online learnt that the operatives seized mobile phones; laptops and cars belonging to the suspected fraudsters.

The Public Relations Officer of the anti-graft agency, Ibadan office, Tokunbo Odebiyi confirmed the incident.

He said, “Yes, it is true, the EFFC made an arrest of some suspected fraudsters in Abeokuta.

“Fifty-six suspected internet fraudsters were arrested in three different hotels in Abeokuta. They were arrested in three different places, so I can’t tell you how many were arrested at Mitros. Some were arrested at Daktad hotel while others were arrested at Cecilia suites in Ibara GRA of Abeokuta.

“Items such as laptops, mobile phones, and cars were confiscated from the suspects.”


We Have Not Had Water Supply In Months ― Abeokuta Residents

In spite of the huge investment in the water sector by the government and international organisations, water scarcity has grown to become a perennial nightmare for residents of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. This report x-rays the lives and experiences of residents in getting clean, potable and affordable water amidst the surge of COVID-19 cases in the state…

Selfies, video calls and Chinese documentaries: The things you’ll meet onboard Lagos-Ibadan train

The Lagos-Ibadan railway was inaugurated recently for a full paid operation by the Nigerian Railway Corporation after about a year of free test-run. Our reporter joined the train to and fro Lagos from Ibadan and tells his experience in this report…

You might also like

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. AcceptRead More