February 25, 2021

EFCC swoops on suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan, nabs seven

EFCC swoops on suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan, nabs seven

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Friday, swooped on suspected internet fraudsters at their hideout in Wisdom Estate, Akobo area of Ibadan.

The early morning operation, which followed series of intelligence on the alleged criminal activities of the syndicate, resulted in the arrest of seven suspects between the ages of 17 and 29 years.

The suspects include Sodiq Oluwasegun, Opeyemi Jamiu, Babatunde Damilare, Adisa Babatunde, Abayomi Taofeek, Oluyemi Kayode and Ambrose Timothy.

Items recovered from them include a Lexus RX350 SUV, laptops, different models of expensive iPhones and several documents containing false pretenses.

A statement issued by Wilson Uwujaren, Head, Media & Publicity, EFCC, said the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations were concluded.


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