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Morning Teaser Corruption vs Internet Fraud: which is a lesser crime?

Many Nigerians believe that the EFCC is not actually doing the right thing by pursuing Internet fraudsters while letting the politicians who steal billions of Naira go free. Do you agree with this?

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Nigerians believe the EFCC is waging war against the wrong crime. play

Nigerians believe the EFCC is waging war against the wrong crime.

(St Lucia News)

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Few days ago, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), posted on its website the arrest and prosecution of a 21-year-old student for defrauding an American woman of the sum of N20 million via the Internet in what is popularly called 'Yahoo-Yaoo'.

But that move is not popular with many Nigerians who think that the anti-graft agency has been expending its energy pursuing the wrong crime while allowing top politicians and government functionaries get away with momentous corruption and looting of Nigeria's money.

But another school of thought believe that the body is right in pursuing these Internet fraudsters as they have been denting the image of the country over the years, making those with genuine business deals seen as fraudulent.

On Morning Teaser today, we ask: which do you this is a lesser crime between corruption and Internet fraud?

Corruption vs Internet Fraud: which do you think the EFCC should concentrate its efforts on?»

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