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EFCC arrests 17 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos

Various items such as cars, mobile devices, and laptops were recovered upon their arrest.
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EFCC arrests 17 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos

OPERATIVES of the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 17 suspected internet fraudsters in the Ishaga axis of Lagos State.

This information was disclosed in a statement by the agency’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, where he revealed that the suspects were arrested in a sting operation at Kay-Farm Estate, Ishaga, following viable information on the activities of members of an Organised Cybercrime Syndicate Network who are into internet fraud.

The suspects' names include Ogunnowo Aderosola, Adebesin Adeyinka, Nkeokelonye Stanley Ifeanyi, Afolabi Babatunde Oluwaseun, Onyeka Nwokoro, Micheal Adedayo Owolabi, Musah Esosa Hakeem, and Osim Happiness.

Others are Sanusi Timilehin Olawale, Sanusi Timilehin Rasak, Emmanuel Obogo Adeja, Ogunnowo Eniola, Idahosa Samuel Osas, Alabi Ajekola Peter, Timilehin Damilola Emmanuel, Egbuno Ifeanyi Favour, and Jimoh Oluwapelumi Ibrahim.

“Various items such as cars, mobile devices, and laptops were recovered upon their arrest.

“The suspects will be charged to court upon conclusion of the investigation,” the statement concluded.