The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), has arrested eight suspected internet fraudsters at their hotel hideout in Housing Estate, Oba-Ile in Akure North Local Government area of Ondo State.
The Hope Metro gathered that the men stormed Akure from the Ibadan Zonal Office and apprehended the suspects in their hotel at about 6pm.
It was learnt that the men acted on intelligent report linking the suspects to alleged fraudulent activities, ranging from scams on numerous dating sites, obtaining money by false pretense and others.
Three exotic cars, mobile phones and laptops alongside several incriminating documents were recovered from the suspects.
The suspects; Olasukanmi Daramola, Oluwaseyi Akinluyi, Abiola Mutiu, Adebanjo Adegoke and Keyinde Idowu, Sunday Morufu, Adebayo Odewunmi and Ridwan Tobiloba.
According to the men, the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.
A widow, (names withheld) who lives next door to the hotel told our correspondent that she had not been too comfortable with the insecurity in her area because of the young boys living close to her.