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EFCC breaks silence on sting operation on Akure clubs

Operatives of the Ibadan Zonal Directorate of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) have arrested 127 suspected internet fraudsters in Akure, Ondo State capital.

The Commission made this known in a statement posted on its X handle(formerly Twitter) on Saturday.

According to the statement, the alleged internet fraudsters were arrested in an early morning sting operation at a “Yahoo Party” held simultaneously at Signature and Abah Clubs on Saturday, June 8, 2024 in Akure, Ondo State.

“Credible intelligence showed that the alleged party was initially scheduled for Wednesday, June 5, 2024 but was later moved to Saturday to beat security and intelligence networks of the EFCC.

“The suspects have given useful information to Investigators of the Directorate.

“Items recovered from them include ten exotic cars, phones, laptops, motor-cycle, wristwatches and many incriminating documents.

“They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded,” the statement said.

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