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IT expert, 6 others arrested for alleged internet fraud in Ibadan

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Tiamiyu Saheed Oluwatosin
calendar-icon Posted on: 2021-04-08 01:26:04

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, on Wednesday said it arrested an Information Technology (IT) expert and six others for alleged internet fraud.
This was contained in a statement issued by the commission’s spokesperson, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, on Wednesday.
The suspects were arrested at a hotel in Ibadan.
Uwujaren said the operation followed series of intelligence reports linking them with alleged fraudulent activities.
He said their activities ranged from love scam on numerous dating sites, obtaining money by false pretences and other fraud still being investigated.
The EFCC spokesperson said a car, cell phones, laptops, several incriminating documents were recovered from the suspects.
Uwujaren added that the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations were concluded

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