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FBI List: EFCC Arrest Most Wanted Suspect


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested one of the most wanted internet fraudsters listed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Oyediran Joseph.

This was made known to newsmen on Friday in Kwara State by the Zonal Head of the EFCC, Sharu Iyaku.

Naija News recalls that the FBI had released a list of 77 Nigerians involved in one of the largest scams in US history.

Iyaku said the suspect had illegally benefited about N60 million via Western Union Transfer.

He said: “Just last three weeks, the US authority had written to us for assistance in tracking and possible arrest and prosecution of two most wanted FBI suspects in Nigeria.

“The Commission acceded to their request. The Commission has been supportive of the activities of the FBI and every other foreign counterpart whose responsibility is similar or analogous to ours.”

Iyaku revealed that the zone had traced four properties linked to some cybercrime suspects in choice areas at Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State.

The Zonal Head stated that the properties include supermarket and plaza with market value of between N800m and N1bn.