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EFCC arrests 22 suspected internet fraudsters in Akwa-Ibom

A series of mobile phones, laptops, a silver-coloured Toyota Corolla car among others were recovered from the suspects.

• September 13, 2022
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Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Command of the Economics and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arrested 22 internet fraudsters across the state. 

Spokesman of the anti-graft agency, Wilson Uwajuaren, via the agency’s Facebook page, said their arrests were made in a sting operation carried out by its operatives.

The suspects are all males within the age range of 18-24, arrested mostly in Uyo and Ikot Ekpene areas of the state, following intelligence garnered by the agency.

The recovered items from the suspects include a series of highly sophisticated mobile phones and laptops, a silver-coloured Toyota Corolla car among others.

The suspects will be charged to court following the completion of investigation.

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