EFCC arrests 25 suspected Internet fraudsters in Lagos


The Lagos zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested 25 suspects for their alleged involvement in computer-related fraud.

The Head, Media and Publicity, EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, listed the suspects to include: Ibrahim Olaiwon Olatunji, Kelechi Daniel David, Olutayo Oluwapelumi, Abiola Baruwa Gideon, Adesuyi Toheeb Adeyika, Wano Abdullahi Ahmed, Imoukhuede Idowu Peter and Ige Emmanuel Oluwatobi.

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Also on the list are Durodola Peter Tolulope, Makanjuola Olamide Elijah, Emmanuel Edward Enyiema, Oguniran Samuel Boluwatife, Onikosi Olasukunmi Idris and Abdulateef Adegoke Oriyomi.

Others are Ogbere Sunday Ojulari, Abdulwaliu Aderuju Adeyemi, Emmanuel Ibuchi Ezeh, John Ayokunmi Bagbale, Moses Tarh, Emmanuel Ovie Okpe, Murtala Mohammed Oyinlola, Ayomide Hassan Semiu, Adebayo Michael Adetola, Covenant Chizaram Eze and Emmanuel Chidi Okwor.

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Uwujaren said in a statement on Tuesday, “They were arrested during an operation by operatives of the EFCC in the early hours of March 9, 2021 at a hotel on Governor Road, Ikotun, Lagos, following credible intelligence on their alleged criminal activities.

“The suspects will be charged as soon as investigations are concluded.”


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