Nigeria: 48 Students arrested over alleged involvement in Cyber Fraud – EFCC

EFCC reportedly arrests 48 undergraduates over alleged involvement in Cyber Crime

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal office has today (March 12, 2020) arrested 48 suspected internet fraudsters in Abeokuta, Ogun State.


It’s gathered that the suspects who claim to be undergraduates range between the ages of 18 and 28 years.



They were apprehended around Alabata area in Abeokuta following an intelligence tip off on their involvement in various internet related crimes.


According to a statement issued by the EFCC’s Acting Head of Media and Publicity, Tony Oriade, the suspects would be arraigned in court after investigations had been concluded.

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