EFCC Names Nine Hotbeds For Internet Fraud In Lagos

Data from a recent investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has listed nine areas in Lagos State as hotbeds for suspected internet fraudsters.

Most of the areas are in Lekki, according to the data released by the anti-graft agency on Friday.

While seven of the areas are on the Island, two are on Mainland.

The Areas

The data showed that no fewer than 159 suspects were arrested in the areas in three months, from which 13 convictions were made.

The areas listed are – Ajah, Badore, Victoria Garden City, Sangotedo, Oniru, Ikoyi, Eko Atlantic, Ikorodu and Alagbado.

The EFCC said, “Between April and June 2021, the Advance Fee Fraud and Cyber Crime Sections of the Command recorded a total of 402 internet-related fraud arrests.

– Punch

About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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