Two days after it arrested seven internet scammers in Ibadan, the Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday, again arrested eleven suspected fraudsters.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the EFCC Spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren.
Uwujaren said the eleven suspects were arrested by operatives of the commission acting on “intelligence.”
According to him, the operatives swooped on their hideouts in Osogbo, the Osun State capital.
He said the anti-graft agency recovered twelve cars, laptops and expensive phones from the suspects.
The EFCC spokesman added that the suspects are currently undergoing interrogation and would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.
He said, “The Commission recovered twelve cars which include three Toyota Highlander SUVs, one Mercedes Benz GLK 350 SUV, One Acura SUV, two Honda Crosstour, two Toyota Venza and three other Toyota brands. Also recovered are phones, laptops and other devices.
“The suspects, who variously claimed to be students, artisans, farmers and businessmen, are currently undergoing interrogation to ascertain their level of involvement in the alleged crime.
“They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.”