EFCC Arrests 34 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Kwara, Ekiti States

By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin

The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 34 suspected internet fraudsters in Ekiti and States.

According to the Head, Media and Publicity of the anti graft agency, Wilson Uwujaren, the suspects, comprising 28 males and two females, were arrested at different locations in Ado-Ekiti based on credible intelligence obtained by the Command.

The suspects are Godspower Falodun, Omoniyi Pelumi, Victor Damilola, Akerele Olugbenga, Oluwatosin Alade, Abayomi Aderinwa, Ologunsoro Ayodeji, Olakunle Bidemi, Emmanuel Olukayode, Ojo Tobi, Ayeni Kayode, Ezekiel Ayomide, Tunde Lukman, Onikoyi Tobi, Busayo Obadu, Abiodun Taofeek, Ajayi Opeyemi and Ebenezer Ayodeji.

Others are Akinola Paul, Jacob Wisdom, Akinrinmola Olumide, Lawrence Abimbola, Tope Abejide, Busuyi Ajewole, Seyi Ajewole, Sunday Pelumi, Sunday Pelumi, Fapohunda Paul and Aguh Henry, while Omowumi Victoria and Peace Beloved were the only females among the suspects.

Items reportedly recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest include six exotic cars worth millions of naira, 47 different brands of phones and 16 laptops.

In a related development, operatives of the Command also arrested four persons suspected to have been involved in similar offences over the weekend in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital.

The Suspects, Oyewole Moruf Damilare, Abdul-salam Quzeem, Mohammed Bello and Olusanya Idowu Lukman, were reportedly arrested at the Agric Estate, Sango area of Ilorin following a tipoff on their alleged unwholesome activities.

Some of the items recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest include expensive phones, different brands of laptops and a car.

The suspects, according to the agency’s spokesman, would be arraigned in court upon conclusion of the ongoing investigations.

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