Some Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office on Saturday, arrested 13 suspected internet fraudsters during an early morning raid at Uromi, Edo State.
As reported by the commission on Sunday, the suspects, who are between the ages of 20 to 35 were smoked out from their hideout in a hotel at Uromi, Edo State.
Items recovered from the arrested suspects includes, 23 phones and three laptops. Three luxury cars, Lexus R330, C300, C300 4 Matic and GLK 350 4 Matic were also recovered from them.
The raid which was sequel to series of intelligence gathering by operatives of the zone is in line with the directive of the acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu to rid the state and indeed the entire country of internet fraud and cybercrime.
EFCC has revealed that the suspects have made useful statements and will soon be charged to court.