EFCC Arrests 23 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Ibadan

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Operatives of the Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 23 suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan, Oyo State.

The suspects were arrested on Thursday May 12, 2022 at Apata, Jericho and Ire Akari Estate areas of the Ibadan metropolis following credible intelligence on their alleged computer fraud-related activities.

According to a release by the Head, Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, 16 of the suspects were indicted by forensic analyses carried out on their devices and the incriminating documents recovered from them.

The 16 include Oluwole Oduwanye Kelvin, Adams Segun Ojo, Amuwo Oluwagbemi Oluwatobi, Theophilus Ademola Akinyele, Mimiola Olamide Victor, Ajayi Pelumi Pamilerin, Tolulope Adara Mati Timothy and Bamgbose Temitayo Abiodun.

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Others are Ajibola Timilehin Isreal, Ajibade Habeeb Olakunle, Tobiloba Isaiah Seyi, Joseph Odunayo Clement, Victor John Enya, Odebode Temiloluwa Kehinde, Olaniyi Ajibola Roqeeb, and Olushola Oyetunde Samuel.

Seven others- Oladipo Tunde Lawrence, Eludire Gbemileke Joseph, Gbenga Abiona Wale, Ojuwaye Emeka Oluwaseun, Babatunde Kolade Tunde, Abu Idris Olalekan and Boye Timilehin Emmanuel-are still under investigation.

Seven exotic cars, mobile phones, laptops and several incriminating documents were said to have been recovered from the suspects.

Uwujaren further disclosed in the release that the 23 suspected internet fraudsters will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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