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EFCC arrests IT expert, 6 others for alleged internet fraud


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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested an Information Technology, IT, expert and six others for alleged internet fraud in Ibadan, Oyo State.

This is contained in a statement signed by the commission’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, on Wednesday.

Mr Uwujaren noted that the suspects were arrested at Main Stay Hotel, Akala Express Area in Ibadan following a series of intelligence reports linking them to fraudulent activities.

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According to him, their activities ranged from love scam on numerous dating sites to obtaining money by false pretenses and other fraud cases still being investigated.

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The EFCC spokesperson revealed that a car, cell phones, laptops and several incriminating documents were recovered from the suspects.

Mr Uwujaren confirmed that the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations were concluded.


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