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.”

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