By Abimbola Ogunnaike
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of 40 suspected internet fraudsters in Ogun State.
The anti-graft agency in a statement issued Thursday, 4 May, 2023, said operatives of the Ibadan Zonal Command made the arrest on Wednesday in Abeokuta following intelligence on their alleged cyber fraudulent activities.
Items recovered from the suspects included seven exotic cars, several mobile phones, laptops, playing station video games, apple wrist watches and charms.
They have given useful information and will be charged to court as soon as the investigations are concluded.
Those arrested are: Emmanuel Adebowale Oluwole, Jaiyeoba Daniel Olamilekan, Odunjo Sodiq, Omodele Peter Idowu, Aligamhe John Clement, Kounchi Sunday Damilare, Ojo Abdul Quadri Adewale, Olamilekan Olamide Danusi, Nafiu Waris Ayomide, Sodiq Opeyemi Sunday.
Also arrested are: Gbenga Akinwunmi, Odunnbaku Isikilu Olawale, Akinpelu Quadri Opeyemi, Idris Gbolahan Abdulazeez, Akintaro Isaac Oluwabumise, Bamgbade Clement, Adebowale Adejare Abdulsalam, Aliu Damilola Daramola, Olaitan Gbenga Josiah and Dosumu Michael Ayomide.
Others are: Faruq Azeez Olanrewaju, Olaoluwa Daniel, Siyanbade Timilehin, Olaiya Nifemi Samuel, Rasak Abdullahi Adeshina, Owolabi Mustapha Ayomide, Ololade Sunday Olamide, Elegbede Moruf Olamilekan, Olanrewaju Olamilekan Seun, Tobiloba Alayo Lekan, Damilola Sunday Showunmi, Shittu Waheed Adeleke, Olanrewaju Adeoye, Adeniyi Gbolahan Olamilekan, Theophilus Onoapor, Lawal Usman, Sogbaike Boluwatife Martins, Raji Eniola Al-Hamin, Adeleye Damilola Testimony and Olaniyan Daniel Ayodeji.