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EFCC Frees 13 Out Of 94 Suspected Internet Fraudsters Arrested In Osogbo Nightclub

Valentine Chinyem



The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, has released 13 of the 94 suspected Internet fraudsters it reportedly arrested in Osogbo, Osun State, on Monday.

Night clubs in Osogbo and Iwo towns were raided after a tip off by the agency on Sunday, in which about 94 suspects were arrested during the raid, while 19 exotic cars and over 100 phones were recovered from the suspects.

However, after preliminary investigation was conducted, the 13 persons were released.

More so, while speaking with Channels Television, Deputy Chief Detective Superintendent of the EFCC in the state, Mr Bright Igeleke, said the latest arrests was an indication of the resolve of the commission to rid the country of economic and financial crimes.

He noted that about 152 convictions had been made on Internet fraud and related offences.