The Kano Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested 20 suspected Internet fraudsters in Dutsinma Local Government Area of Katsina State.
A statement on the official website of the Commission said the suspects were mostly youths in their early twenties.
According to the statement, they “were arrested by a team of operatives of the Commission following intelligence indicating that some Internet fraudsters were perpetrating fraudulent activities around Dutsinma Local Government Area of Katsina State.
“On the strength of the intelligence, a team of operatives was dispatched and they effected a raid on their hideouts and arrested the suspects.
“Investigation is ongoing and indicted suspects will be charged to court.”