Yahoo: EFCC raids Akwa-Ibom University, arrests 19 students


Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Akwa Ibom State, have arrested 19 students of the Akwa Ibom State University, Mkpat-Enin, for suspected internet-related offences.

The suspects were arrested on Friday at their private hostels, Obong Abasi Lodge and Mfon Obong Lodge both located at Ikot Akpadem in Mkpat-Enin Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

Some of the suspects were alleged to be involved in romance scams, fraudulent cryptocurrency transactions and impersonation.

A number of laptops and mobile phones were recovered from them.

The Commission added that it will be charging the students to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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