Fourteen suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested by operatives of the Lagos zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
This was disclosed on Tuesday in a statement issued by the Head, Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren.
Uwujaren said the suspects are: Abiodun Gbolahan Seidu, Joseph Aganaga Ndubuisi, Sodimu Olawale Sikirudeen, Ohaekim Christopher, Ambali Oluwaseyi Rahman, Chibuzor Ebubedike, Salvador Abduljabar and Omohogbo Donald Ede.
He said others are: Thomas Obire Tobiloba, Olatunbosun Adeniyi Abiodun, Olugbemi Oluwatomigbeleke Eniola, Sanni Azeez Olayinka, Joseph Afenikhena Osaoman and Hamed Olayinka Olanrewaju.
According to him, they were arrested on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Westwood Estate, Badore, Ajah Lagos, following verified intelligence received by the Commission about their alleged involvement in computer-related fraud.
“Items recovered from the suspects include cars, IPhones, Android devices, laptop computers, a MacBook Pro, hard disk drives and jewellery.
“The suspects will soon be charged to court,” he concluded.