EFCC catches 12 suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan





The Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 12 suspected internet fraudsters in the Alapata and Awotan areas of Ibadan, Oyo State on Friday, October 15, 2021.

The suspects are: Adetola Oluwaseyi Francis, Yusuf Sadam Opeyemi, Usman Adam Abudulahi, Usman Adams Shehu, Ogunleye Timidehin Paul, Omobowa Oluwagbemileke Israel, Owoade Kehinde Elijah, Kamorudeen Sodiq Akano.

Others are; Adeboye Abdulazeez Ayodeji, Ojekunle Tobiloba Micheal, Adewole Peter Adewunmi and Adetola Olamilekan Abidemi.

According to the EFCC, the suspects, most of whom claimed to be students, were arrested after providing useful information about their alleged involvement in internet-related crimes.

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At the time of the arrest, a series of fraudulent documents and other instruments allegedly used in the commission of the suspected crimes were recovered from them.

The items include: Toyota Corolla, advanced phones and laptops.

The agency says the suspects will appear in court once the investigation is complete.




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