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EFCC arrests 11 alleged internet fraudsters in Benin.


Operatives of the Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 11 suspects over internet fraud at their hideout in Benin City.

Mr Wilson Uwujaren, the Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC, said this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

He said the suspects were arrested on Thursday morning with Lexus RX330, Toyota Hilux, Toyota Venza, laptops and mobile phones recovered from them.

Uwujaren said the suspects had made useful statements and would be charged to court upon completion of investigation.

Earlier in the month, operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the Commission on March 15, arrested 13 suspects over alleged internet fraud.

The suspects were arrested during a sting operation at the Nsukka and Emene axis of Enugu State following some verified intelligence by the EFCC.

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