The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested twenty suspected internet fraudsters. The arrest was carried out in a joint operation with the Nigerian Army in Benin after their activities were reported.
They were nabbed in a surprise raid at their Cyber office tucked in an old building located on Siluko Road.
At the point of arrest, the fraudsters had in their possession 45 laptops of different make, 28 telephone sets, 8 internet mobile modems and one Nissan car.
Most of them confessed to be engaged in online dating of foreigners particularly widows. They also confessed to using different pseudo names and faces to deceive their prospective victims. They are mostly in their twenties and their names were also given out.