EFCC: 56 internet fraudsters arrested in Ogun State
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arrested Fifty-six suspected internet fraudsters on Monday, in three different hotels within Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
According to the report, EFCC invaded the state-owned Mitros Residences Annex; Dakdat Hotel, Quarry Road, and Cecilia Suites, Ibara GRA.
Items recovered were mobile phones, laptops, and exotic cars.
One of the lodgers disclosed that while some of the suspected fraudsters escaped arrest, others were whisked away by the EFCC operatives.
The Public Relations Officer of the anti-graft agency, Ibadan office, Tokunbo Odebiyi confirmed the incident.
In his words;
“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 was 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.”