Operatives of the Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 80 suspects for alleged internet fraud in Ibadan while 40 others were arrested by operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the Commission for the same suspected offences.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Head, Media & Publicity of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, who stated that the suspects were all arrested based on verified intelligence linking them with fraudulent internet activities.
The suspects who were arrested in various locations in Ibadan, Oyo State had items such as thirteen exotic cars, three motor bikes, mobile phones and laptops of different brands, recovered from them.
The names of some of the suspects were given as: Victor Abumere, Kehinde Samuel, Adedeji Ibrahim Olamilekan, Akinbowale Emmanuel, Taiwo Azeez, Adenuga Sunday, Sidiku Olubodun, Ekhuemelo Jerry, Agboola Khalid Babatunde, Alex Kelvin, Akande Jonah, Tobiloba Adekanye, Fatai Olalekan T., Giwa Babatunde David and Emmanuel Victor Mayowa, Some are: Taofeek Toheeb Olamilekan, Olamilekan Fafilolu Quadri, Olayinka Taiwo Olaniyi, Emmanuel Abiodun Olalekan, Awoleke Opeyemi Uthman, Ikenna Anyanwu Victor, Mosuro Daniel Oluwaseun, Amoo Abdulmalik Ademola, Oluwaseun Adeniran, Kehinde Kehinde Olatunji, Bakare Kayode Augustine, Okoli Propser, Kolawole Blessing, Okeolu Moshood, and Hammed Khalid Ayomide.
The suspected internet fraudsters in Enugu State were arrested in Nsukka, and the Premier Layout Axis of the State.
Some of them were identified as Chimezie Onyegwa, Chukwuebuka Jamespaul, Adams Nengi, Chibua Emmanuel. Mmoh Henry, Kingsly Obinna, Francis Alex, Nelson Chidiebere, Paschal Eze, Eke Emmanuel, Ezeme Johnpaul , Aroh Kenneth, Ugwu Darlington , Chukwuemeka Collins and Ejielo Ifeanyi, Others are: Justin Obidiwe, Chibuike Henry, Chukwuemeka Okafor, Osodiuru Prince, Nwachukwu Steven, kelekchukwu Ugwu, Ugwuoke Victor, Udeh Victor, Ekata Endurance, Ukpabi Evidence, Eze Obinna, Amobi Eya, Victor Joshua, Gabriel Noel and Chisom Ede Nnamuchi.
Cars, mobile phones, laptops of various brands and other incriminating documents were recovered from them.
The law enforcement agency said the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.