Katsina EFCC nabs 20 internet fraud suspects

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No fewer than 20 suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested in Dutsinma Local Government, Katsina State, by a team of operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kano Zonal Office.

The anti-graft agency said the arrest of the 20 suspects who are in their twenties was carried out following an intelligence report made available to them.

A raid on the suspects’ hideouts yielded the arrests.

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“The suspects, who were mostly youths in their early twenties, were arrested by a team of operatives of the Commission following intelligence indicating that some internet fraudsters were perpetrating fraudulent activities around Dutsinma Local Government Area of Katsina State.

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“On the strength of the intelligence, a team of operatives was dispatched and they effected a raid on their hideouts and arrested the suspects.

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“Investigation is ongoing and indicted suspects will be charged to court,” the statement revealed,” the statement read in part.

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The statement said the suspects will appear in court soon.

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