Corruption and Underdevelopment

EFCC nabs suspected internet fraudsters

Operatives of the Lagos Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested no fewer than 18 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos.

According to a statement by the EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, the suspects were arrested at Victoria Crest Estate III, Gate II, Augusta Amadi Street, Off Orchid Road, Lekki, Lagos, following intelligence reports.

Uwujaren gave the names of the suspects as Tijani Olumide Ahmed, Balogun Olusola, Ukuhor Richie Ifemeluona, Ologun Damilola, Adetokunbo Yusuf, Olubiyo Timilehin, Oyegoke Gafar Olaitan, Agarawu Farug Okikiola, Kazeem Oluwadamilare Adebayo and Salau Rahmon.

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Others include Abdulrahman Adeshina Olasunkanmi, Rasheed Remilekun, Adeyanju Kehinde Emmanuel, Owolabi Temidayo Habeeb, Ojora Usman Olawale, Mubarak Balogun, Rafiu Olusegun, and Ayobami Habeeb Oyeleye.

“They were arrested on Friday, April 29, 2022, at Victoria Crest Estate III, Gate II, Augusta Amadi Street, Off Orchid Road, Lekki, Lagos, following intelligence reports received by the Commission about their alleged involvement in computer-related fraud.

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