The Economic and Financial crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has begun background checks on 80 Nigerians arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on cybercrime related Offences.
The Commission says it is working with International Organizations with similar mandate such as FBI to curb internet crimes and illicit funds transfer.
The Ibadan Zonal Head of the Commission Friday Ebelo said it has arrested a total of 263 cybercrime suspects in by Ibadan Zonal office in 2019.
Out of this, 111 of them were convicted and sentenced to various jail terms.
While recalling the embarrassment of the arrest Ebelo said that millions of Nigerians are hardworking, creative and intelligently involved in legitimate businesses.