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EFCC arrests 34 suspects over internet fraud in Kwara, Ekiti

No fewer than 34 suspected internet fraudsters in Ilorin, Kwara State, and Ado-Ekiti in Ekiti State have been arrested by the Economic and F...



No fewer than 34 suspected internet fraudsters in Ilorin, Kwara State, and Ado-Ekiti in Ekiti State have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).


The arrest was confirmed in a statement by the Spokesman of the Command, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, on Wednesday.


The suspects, 28 males and two females, were arrested at different locations in Ado-Ekiti while the four others were arrested in Ilorin.


The commission said the arrest was based on credible information obtained by the command.


Uwujaren said that the four suspects in Ilorin were arrested at Agric Estate, Sango Area.


“Items recovered from the suspects during their arrest include: six exotic cars worth millions of naira, 47 different brands of phones and 16 laptops,” he said.


He added that the suspects would be arraigned in court upon the conclusion of ongoing investigations.

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