The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Monday disclosed that Imo State has recorded the best variety of cybercrimes within the South-East geo-political Region.
The fee additionally declared that it has convicted over 90 suspects for various monetary crimes throughout the South East this yr alone.
Regional Commander of the EFCC within the South-East, Usman Iman made the disclosure on the 16th Anti-Corruption Situation Room (ACSR) organized by Human and Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA, in collaboration with McAthur Foundation in Enugu.
Iman, who expressed dismay over the growing fee of cyber crimes in imo State, stated the speed of the crime within the state was actually disturbing, including that the unofficial statistics he obtained concerning the state was actually disturbing.
“Imo undoubtedly will need to have recorded the best cybercrime instances within the South East Zone. The speed of Cybercrime instances in Imo is really disturbing honesty.
“I used to be speaking with an imolite who gave me an unofficial statistics that’s disturbing as a result of he advised me that amongst 5 youths of the state, the likelihood of three or four are concerned in Cybercrime. That is really disturbing.