The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has continued its fight against internet fraud in the country with several arrests of suspects.
The EFCC latest fight led to the arrest of suspected internet fraudsters after operatives of the anti-graft agency on Friday, swooped on their hideout in Wisdom Estate, Akobo area of Ibadan, Oyo State.
According to Wilson Uwujaren, Spokesman for the commission, the early morning operation by the operatives which followed series of intelligence on the alleged criminal activities of the syndicate, resulted in the arrest of seven suspects between the ages of 17 and 29 years.
Uwujaren gave the names of the suspects to include Sodiq Oluwasegun, Opeyemi Jamiu, Babatunde Damilare, Adisa Babatunde, Abayomi Taofeek, Oluyemi Kayode and Ambrose Timothy.
He also, “Items recovered from them include a Lexus RX350 SUV, laptops, different models of expensive iPhones and several documents containing false pretenses.
“They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.”