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EFCC arrests nine for cyber fraud in Edo



At least nine suspected cyber fraudsters have been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Benin City, Edo State.

In a statement sent to Ripples Nigeria by EFCC’s Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, the commission said the suspects were arrested on Tuesday following intelligence received by its operatives on their (suspects) activities.

The suspects are – Okosun Godspower, Imo Harry Hamilton, Efosa Desmond, Odiase Aifuwa, Idoko Onakpa, Dogìo Samson, Okukoje Godstime, Onuigbo Julius and Osamulu Sunday.

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“Items recovered by EFCC operatives from the suspects include laptop computers, mobile phones, a Toyota Camry car, and a Luxus Jeep.

“The suspects have made useful statements to EFCC and will be charged to court as soon as investigations are completed,” Uwujaren added.

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