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EFCC busts Kogi Internet fraudsters, arrests 18

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ilorin Zonal Command has arrested 18 suspected internet fraudsters in Lokoja, Kogi state.

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This was contained in a statement released on Tuesday by the head of media and publicity of the agency, Wilson Uwajuaren.

According to Uwajuaren, the arrest was to curb the rising trend of Internet fraud in the country.

âThis is the second of such operation in the state within the last two months.

âThe latest arrest, which was made on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, followed actionable intelligence and hours of surveillance by the anti-graft operatives to smoke out the suspected fraudsters from their hideouts.

âAmong the suspects are two siblings, Bala Abdulkarim and Bala Ayuba. Others are Adebayo Olubunmi, Yusuf Salawu, Victor Yakubu, Victor Udeh, Abutu Francis, Moses Akeji, Aiyegbe ThankGod, Eniola Adeniji, Abraham Ayodele, Julius Omowale, Samuel Onojah, Saka Ojo, Isaac Emmanuel, Yusuf Mohammed, Ibrahim Musa and Omaonu Victor.

âPreliminary investigations have shown that the suspects operate as a syndicate to scam unsuspecting victims.

âThe suspected Yahoo Boys, who had incriminating items in their possession, including five different brands of exotic cars, phones and laptops, have volunteered useful statements to the commission,â the statement added.

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