EFCC Detains 39 Internet Fraudsters

The Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested 39 suspected Internet fraudsters on computer related fraud.

The suspects were arrested at different locations in Benin city by the Benin zonal command of the anti-graft agency.

Items recoverd from the suspects include include eight exotic cars – two Mercedes-Benz GLK 350, two Mercedes Benz C300, two Lexus RX350, Toyota Camry, Lexus ES350, laptops and phones.

An official statement by EFCC spokesman on X social media handle reads in part.

    The Operatives of the Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday May 8, 2024 arrested 39 suspected internet fraudsters at different locations within Benin City.

    The suspects were arrested following actionable intelligence on their suspected involvement in computer- related fraud.

    Items recovered from them include eight exotic cars – two Mercedes-Benz GLK 350, two Mercedes Benz C300, two Lexus RX350, Toyota Camry, Lexus ES350, laptops and phones.

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

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