- Items recovered from the suspect include laptops, phones, documents and identity cards.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Command apprehended 31 suspected internet fraudsters.
The suspects were apprehended in two separate locations in Benin City sequel to actionable intelligence.
Wilson Uwujaren, spokesperson of EFCC, said the suspected fraudsters were seen in a viral video standing on top of their cars and throwing bundles of Naira notes into the air at a popular Plaza in Benin City.
They had embarked on a similar mission at the same venue on Sunday before they were stopped by operatives of the EFCC at the exit gate. The other suspects were arrested at their hideout in Benin City.
Items recovered from the suspect include laptops, phones, documents and identity cards.
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The suspects have made useful statements and will be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are completed.
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