Luck has run out on some internet fraudsters after they were arrested by men of the  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ilorin.

EFCC Spokesman Wilson Uwujaren said suspected fraudsters were arrested at a hotel close to a popular mall in the Kwara capital.

The Suspects include two clerics and a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member.

The EFCC said the clerics were hired and lodged in the hotel to offer spiritual help to some of the alleged fraudsters.

The Suspects have volunteered useful information and would be charged to court at the conclusion of the investigation.

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The anti-graft agency advised youths to make hard work their watchword and shun corruption.

The Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa was quoted as saying, “Yahoo-Yahoo’ is not a sustainable way of life…unemployment should not be an excuse to resort to crimes.”


Bawa added that acts of criminality may deliver wealth in the short term but ultimately end in misery.

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