The Economic and Financial crimes Commission says it has begun background checks on 80 Nigerians arrested by FBI on cybercrime related Offences.

EFCC says it is working with international organisations with similar mandate such as FBI to curb internet crimes and Illicit funds transfer.

The Ibadan Zonal head of the Commission Friday Ebelo says 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.

Ebelo stated this while briefing newsmen in its office.

While recalling the the embarrassment the arrest of some 80 Nigerians by the Federal Bureau Investigations (FBI), Ebelo said says the millions of Nigerians are hardworking, creative and intelligently involved in Legitimate businesses.