The Financial and Monetary Crime Fee (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of no fewer than 50 suspected web fraudsters on the Mitros Residences Annex, Daktad and Celias suites in Abeokuta areas of Ogun state.
PLATFORM TIMES had reported that the EFCC operatives reportedly broke right into a authorities owned resort round 4am on Monday and arrested some lodgers suspected to be web fraudsters.
PLATFORM TIMES additional reported that the EFCC operatives in the course of the raid went away with some exotics vehicles and devices reportedly belonging to the suspected fraudsters.
When the Head of Public Affairs in Ibadan Zonal workplace, Tokunbo Odeniyi was contacted, he confirmed the arrest.
Odeniyi revealed that objects comparable to laptops, cell phones and vehicles have been confiscated from the suspects in the course of the raid.
He mentioned, “sure, it true, the EFFC made arrest of some fraudsters in Abeokuta, the state capital.
“They have been arrested in three totally different locations so I can’t let you know what number of was arrested at Mitros.
“Fifty six suspected web fraudsters have been arrested in three totally different motels in Abeokuta.
“Objects comparable to laptops, cell phones and vehicles have been confiscated from the suspects.”
When requested the sins of the arrested folks, Odeniyi mentioned investigations are ongoing to verify the precise crime they have been concerned in.
He added, “I can’t offer you all these particulars now, investigation is ongoing and you recognize the spokesperson is at Abuja.”