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EFCC arrests 50 suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan

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Ibrahim Ramalan is a graduate of Mass Communications from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria. With nearly a decade-long, active journalism practice, Mr Ramalan has been able to rise from a cub reporter to the exalted position of an editor; first as Arts Editor with the Blueprint Newspapers before resigning in 2019; second and presently as an Associate Editor of the Daily Nigerian online newspaper. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/ibrahim.ramalana, or @McRamalan on Twitter.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office has arrested 50 suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan, Oyo State.

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This is contained in a statement signed by the commission’s Spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren on Tuesday in Ibadan.

Mr Uwujaren said the suspected fraudsters were arrested on June 4 at Alaro Sango, Agbaje Ijokoro, and Apete Aladura areas of Ibadan.

He said they were apprehended, following intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet fraud, adding that 34 others had already been indicted during investigations.

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The spokesman said some items used in perpetrating the crime were recovered from them.

He said that they would be charged to court as soon as investigations were concluded.

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