The Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested three suspected Internet fraudsters for their alleged involvement in romance scam, identity theft and other Internet-related fraud.
The suspects, Ajayiton Harry (27), Okoro Daniel (28) and Oziegbe Precious Ehijele (27), were arrested in their hideout in Flat G2, Plot 334, Dawaki, behind News Engineering, Abuja.
A statement by the EFCC signed by its Head of Media and Publicity, Dele Oyewale, said three suspects were arrested following intelligence volunteered by concerned citizens in the area.
Oyewale said items recovered from the suspects include two Lexus RX350 SUV, three laptops and expensive phones. He added that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.
KanyiDaily had also reported that the EFCC arrested one Hajiya Hadiza Umar Abubakar for allegedly defrauding a job seeker, Nuraddeen Abubakar, of N3 million with a promise to secure employment for him with the commission.