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EFCC Arrests Ten Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Abuja

The Abuja Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested ten suspected internet fraudsters.

The suspects: Victor Onyemachi, Okolo Abdulganiyu, Williams Ebenezer, Victor Ejike, Ojonugwa V. Adama, Ejeh Michael, Bala Ogecha Sadiq, Ejaigu Obokohwo, Azubike Joel and Ejaigu Tobore Donald were apprehended in the Kubwa axis of Abuja on Wednesday October 6, 2021 following verified intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet-related fraud.

Meanwhile, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has disclosed that as at September 2021, 80 per cent of its 978 convictions were connected to cybercrime and cybercrime related offences.

Describing the rise in cybercrime activities in Nigeria as alarming and worrisome, EFCC said it has resolved to leave no stones unturned in ensuring the menace is reduced to the barest.

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