Over 60 suspected fraudsters arrested at awards night for Sakawa boys

Over 60 suspected fraudsters arrested at awards night for Sakawa boys

Operatives of the Lagos Command of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 60 suspected internet fraudsters during an award ceremony at the Conference Hotel in Abeokuta, Ogun.

Spokesperson for EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement on Monday, November 29, said that the suspects were arrested at an event, tagged: “Peer Youths Awards”.

According to him, investigation revealed that the event was organized to reward high-level internet fraudsters in the country.

Items recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest include exotic cars, electronic devices, laptop computers, and mobile phones.

According to the EFCC spokesman, the suspects will soon be charged to court.