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EFCC arrests 23 suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, has arrested 23 suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan.

This was contained in a statement signed by the commission’s spokesperson, Mr Wilson Uwujaren and made available to newsmen on Friday in Ibadan.

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Uwujaren said the suspects were arrested on Thursday at Apata, Jericho and Ire Akari estate areas of Ibadan, following intelligence on their alleged computer fraud-related activities.

He said that 16 of the suspects were indicted by forensic analysis carried out on their devices and incriminating documents recovered from them , while seven others were still under investigation.

Uwujaren said in addition, that seven exotic cars, mobile phones and laptops were recovered from the suspects.

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The suspects, he added, would be charged to court as soon as investigations were concluded.

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