127 Internet Fraudsters Arrested in Akure

Internet Fraudsters

Over 100 suspected internet fraudsters has been arrested and will soon be charged to court.

The 127 suspects were arrested by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), under Ibadan zonal directorate.

The anti-graft agency stated this on X and it reads in part

EFCC Arrests 127 Suspected Internet Fraudsters in Akure

Operatives of the Ibadan Zonal Directorate of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested One Hundred and Twenty Seven (127) suspected internet fraudsters in Ondo State.

The alleged internet fraudsters were arrested in an early morning sting operation at a “Yahoo Party” held simultaneously at Signature and Abah Clubs on Saturday, June 8, 2024 in Akure, Ondo State.

EFCC

Credible intelligence showed that the alleged party was initially scheduled for Wednesday, June 5, 2024 but was later moved to Saturday to beat security and intelligence networks of the EFCC.

The suspects have given useful information to Investigators of the Directorate.

Items recovered from them include ten exotic cars, phones, laptops, motor-cycle, wristwatches and many incriminating documents.

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

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