The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today arrested no fewer than 56 suspected internet fraudsters at Mitros Residences Annex; a guest house owned by the Ogun State government and two other hotels in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
The EFFC in the sting operation also raided Daktad Hostel in Quarry Road and Cecilia suites located in the Ibara GRA of Abeokuta.
It was gathered that operatives of EFCC stormed Mitros Residences Annex around 4 am today and arrested some lodgers suspected to be internet fraudsters.
The operatives of the anti-graft agency also confiscated mobile phones, laptops, and exotic cars reportedly belonging to the suspected fraudsters.
When newsmen visited the hotel this afternoon, it was observed that some of the hotel doors were broken, while broken plates could also be sighted within the hotel premises.
One of the lodgers who spoke with newsmen disclosed that while some of the suspected fraudsters escaped arrest, others were whisked away by the EFCC operatives.
Confirming the incident, the spokesman of EFCC, Ibadan office, Tokunbo Odebiyi said, “Yes, it true, the EFFC made arrest of some suspected fraudsters in Abeokuta.