EFCC arrests herbalist, 48 internet fraudsters in Lokoja [PHOTOS]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal Command, has arrested a herbalist and 48 suspected internet fraudsters in Lokoja.

The anti-graft agency noted that the suspects were arrested for offences bordering on conspiracy and obtaining under false pretence in Lokoja, Kogi State capital.

According to a statement by the EFCC on Thursday, the suspects were arrested upon credible intelligence on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at various locations in Lokoja.

The herbalist, believed to be a spiritual godfather of internet fraudsters, was arrested with assorted charms.


Items recovered from them include 10 exotic cars, two motorcycles, 11 laptops, 83 mobile phones and charms.

Accordyto the anti-graft agency, the male suspects, between the ages of 17 -34, will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigations.

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