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EOCO arrests 7 Nigerian cyber criminals

Seven cybercriminals from Niger have been taken into custody by the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO).

The arrest was made on September 26, 2022, according to a Facebook post from EOCO on Monday.

“On 26th September 2022, the Economic and Organised Crime Office conducted an intelligence led swoop at a house at Manhean, Obeyeyie in the Greater Accra Region.

EOCO arrests 7 Nigerian cyber criminals

“At the end of the exercise 28 Nigerians, suspected to be engaged in Prohibited Cyber Activities, were taken into custody,” portions of the post stated.

According to the EOCO, after the screening of the arrested persons, ” 21 of the persons were determined to be victims of Human Trafficking from Nigeria to Ghana.”

They added that the remaining seven “have since been remanded into lawful custody whilst investigations are on-going.”

Below is the post on Facebook:

 

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