10 suspected internet fraudsters arrested in Ondo


Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday arrested 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Akure, Ondo State.

EFCC in a tweet on Monday identifed the suspects as Adekolurejo James, Gabriel Seyifunmi, Adekunle Joshua, Adeboyega Idowu, Olorunnayo Adewale, Akande Akinyemi, Oluwugbemgia Blessing, Oladepo Abiodun, Ibrahim Olagoke and Akinboyejo Abimbola.

It said items recovered from the suspects include eight exotic cars, laptops computers, phones, documents and identity cards.

The Commission added that the suspects have made useful statements and would be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is completed.

Meanwhile, the agency also arrested 18 suspected internet fraudsters at a hideout in Gwarimpa and Dawaki Extension in Abuja on Monday.

EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, who comfirmed the arrest said the operation followed credible intelligence obtained on their alleged criminal activities.

Items recovered include six exotic cars, twenty-six mobile phones, eleven laptop computers, flash and hard drives, three international passports and six handbags.