Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested eight suspected internet fraudsters.
The suspects, who are between the ages of 18 and 29, were arrested at Jabi, Abuja in the early hours of Thursday based on credible information about their alleged criminal activities, the anti-graft-agency said in a statement.
The suspects are Emmanuel Anyeba, Precious Samuel, Mujib Ariyo, Micheal Ogaba, Mathew Ibeh, Jamiu Ariyo, Precious Kalu and Isaac Sunday.
The EFCC said investigation indicated that the suspects operated an academy for training internet fraudsters from their hideout.
Items recovered from them included eight mobile phones.
They will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded, the EFCC said.