16th October, 2021
The Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday arrested 12 suspected internet fraudsters at Alapata and Awotan areas of Ibadan, Oyo State.
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
A statement issued by EFCC’s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren said the suspects most of whom claimed to be undergraduates were apprehended following actionable intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet-related crimes.
He said at the point of the arrest, series of fraudulent documents and other instruments allegedly used in committing the suspected crimes were recovered from them.
“The items include: Toyota Corolla, sophisticated phones and laptops. They will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded,” he said.