The Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested eight suspected internet fraudsters at different locations within Owerri, Capital of Imo State.
Sources learnt that the suspects were rounded up by the operatives of the Advance Fee Fraud Section, AFF of the Zone following an intelligence report on the illegal activities of suspected cybercriminals in and around Owerri city.
EFCC acting spokesman, Tony Orilade disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.
He added, “Several Smartphones of different models, laptop and two motor vehicles were recovered from the suspects during the operation.
Orilade said the suspects will soon be arraigned in court