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EOCO arrests 7 Nigerian cyber criminals

The Economic and Organised Office (EOCO) has arrested seven Nigerien cyber criminals.

EOCO in a Facebook post on Monday noted that the arrest was made on September 26th, 2022.

“On 26th September, 2022, the Economic and Organised Office conducted an intelligence led swoop at a house at Manhean, Obeyeyie in the Greater Accra Region.

“At the end of the exercise 28 Nigerians, suspected to be engaged in Prohibited Cyber Activities, were taken into custody,” portions of the post stated.

According to the EOCO, after screening of the arrested persons, ” 21 of the persons were determined to be victims of Human Trafficking from Nigeria to Ghana.”

They added that the remaining seven “have since been remanded into lawful custody whilst investigations are on-going.”

Below is the post on Facebook:

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