The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Ibadan zonal office, has arrested 17 suspected internet fraudsters among whom were five who claimed to be students of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti.

The suspects were arrested in Ado-Ekiti on Monday following intelligence reports detailing their alleged involvement in internet fraud and other related offenses.

Operatives of the Commission had conducted preliminary investigations to ascertain the merits of the allegations levelled against them.

While five of the suspects claimed to be students of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, others said they were into various vocations.