Operatives of the Sokoto Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested twenty-three (23) suspected internet fraudsters.
The suspects are Joy Ofem, Azeez Naimot, Agabi O. Yusuf, Ibrahim Amodu, Aigbekan Daniel, Adedayo Michael, Iraran Mubarak, Olivine Habiblah, Wasiu Lukman Adekunle, Musa Abdulazeez, Abdullahi Ibrahim, Adegoh Nabiu Mohammed, Ibrahim Mubarak, Ahmed Ibrahim Abdullahi, Abdullahi Sanusi Adejoh, Umar Idris, Muhammad Nuhu, Feisal Ahmed, Aliyu Ismail, Elijah Adebayo, Zakariyau Ibrahim, Balogun Abdulkarim and Buni Husaini.
They were arrested on Friday, August 25, 2023, at the Bafarawa and Kalkalawa estates in Sokoto.
Their arrest followed diligent observance and intelligence on their suspected involvement in internet-related crimes.
Items recovered from them include two Toyota Corolla cars, three motorcycles, laptops, phones and a generator.
They will be charged in court as soon as investigations are concluded.