EFCC raids Osogbo’s ‘Club Secret Underground’, arrests 94 internet fraudsters

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, Monday raided Osogbo-based nightclub allegedly notorious for hosting parties for suspected internet fraudsters.

The raid, it was learnt, resulted in the arrest of 94 suspects and the recovery of 19 exotic cars, laptops, scores of sophisticated mobile phones and other items.

EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren in a statement said the name of the club was popularly known as ‘Club Secret Underground’,

He also added that the nightclub was located on the Ibadan-Iwo Expressway of the Osun State capital.

Further, EFCC explained, “The wee-hour operation was sequel to an intelligence report hinting that the suspected internet fraudsters were organising a night party for Sunday, October 13 during which some of them intended to celebrate their loot.

“A discreet operation on the club had earlier been carried out to ascertain the authenticity of the intelligence.

“The confirmation led to the mega raid effected on Monday.

“The suspects are currently undergoing further interrogation, and those indicted would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.”

Ng daily

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