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EFCC busts 22 suspected internet fraudsters in Akwa Ibom

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By Adeleye Kunle

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 22 suspected internet fraudsters in Akwa Ibom State.

The young citizens were apprehended in a sting operation on Tuesday.

A statement by EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren announced the operation.

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The suspects, whose ages range between 18 to 24 years, were picked from hideouts in Uyo and Ikot Ekpene.

Uwujaren said their arrest followed verified intelligence regarding alleged nefarious activities.

A silver-coloured Toyota Corolla car, various brands of mobile phones and laptops were recovered.

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The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded

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