By Ismail Auwal
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested a serving corp member and 18 suspected internet fraudsters in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, during a sting operation.
The suspects were smoked out of their hideouts over the weekend by eagle-eyed EFCC operatives following credible intelligence on their fraudulent activities.
The suspects are Adamu Shuaibu, Achimugu Nelson Ojonoka, Victor Atsumbe, Akoh Grace Samuel, Usman Abubakar Sadiq, Jacob Emmanuel, Solomon John, Christian Oyakhilome, Adesanya Adeolu Tosin, Uloko George Ojonugwa and Timothy Eleojo Moses.
Others are Negedu Joseph Onuchei, Usman Tenimu, Lukman Musa, Samuel Atadoga, Daniel Atekojo James, Abdulrazaq Iko-ojo Ahnod, Olarewaju John Olumide and Ademola Adegoke Daniel.
During their arrest, the operatives recovered a Lexus car, a large sum of money suspected to be the proceeds of illegal activities, various brands of phones, laptops, and other incriminating materials.