Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), have arrested eight teenagers who are suspected to be internet fraudsters in Abuja.
The commission disclosed this on Friday on its Twitter account.
“The suspects who are between the ages of eighteen and twenty-nine were arrested at Jabi, Abuja, in the early hours of Thursday, 6 May 2021, based on credible information about their alleged criminal activities.
“The suspects are Emmanuel Anyeba, Precious Samuel, Mujib Ariyo,o Micheal Ogaba, Mathew Ibeh, Jamiu Ariyo, Precious Kalu and Isaac Sunday.
“Investigation indicates that the suspects operated an academy for training internet fraudsters from their hideout,” it stated.
Items recovered from them include eight mobile phones.
“They will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded,” the commission added.