Operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 30 suspected internet fraudsters in a sting operation at Kwara State University, KWASU, Malete.
It was gathered that they were arrested following actionable Intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet related activities.
This was contained in a statement released Spokesperson of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren by on Monday
“Part of the intelligence indicated that suspected internet fraudsters were operating in campuses around Ilorin metropolis to swindle unsuspecting victims of their hard-earned income.
“Based on the intelligence, and weeks of surveillance, operatives of the Commission on September 19, 2021 executed a search warrant in hostels within the KWASU campus, where a number of arrests were made,” he said.
Those found not culpable during interrogation, were released to the Students Union Government of the school, SUG, while the targets of the sting operation were moved to the Ilorin Zonal Command office for further questioning.
“Some of the items recovered from them include six exotic cars, several laptops, mobile phones and other incriminating documents.
“The suspects will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded,” he added