The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Thursday, said it had arrested 48 persons for involvement in Internet fraud and other financial crimes from January this year to date.
It stated that out of the number, 13 were facing prosecution, while three had already been convicted.
The Head of Operations, Makurdi Zonal Office, EFCC, Johnson Babalola, revealed these at a news conference in the state capital.
He explained that the commission had embarked on intensive manhunt for Internet fraudsters, adding that it was collaborating with the United States of America’s Federal Bureau of Investigation and Interpol to rid the country of financial crimes. Read more