EFCC arrests 37 internet fraudsters in Abuja


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 13 cybercrime suspects in Abuja.

The Commission in a tweet said the suspects were arrested when operatives of the Abuja Zonal Office of the EFCC raided their hideouts on Thursday.

It said five of the suspects were picked up at an N8m a year apartment in Gilmore Estate, Jahi, while the other eight were arrested at Katampe Extension, all in Abuja.

”The breakthrough followed actionable intelligence on their alleged criminal enterprise.

”Incriminating items recovered from them include iPhones, laptops, gaming consoles, 1 Toyota Avalon and a Lexus SUV.

”The suspects have given valuable information and will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.”

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