Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Friday, June 4, 2021, stormed Alaro Sango, Agbaje Ijokodo and Apete Aladura areas in Ibadan, Oyo State, and arrested 50 suspected internet fraudsters.
The suspects were arrested following intelligence on their alleged involvement in the crime.
Disclosing this on Tuesday, June 8, the EFCC’s Head, Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, gave the names of 34 of the suspects already indicted as Badmus Abeeb, Ibrahim Ahmed, Adeyemo Babatunde, Abdulrashid Ajagbe, Olajide Okiki Peter, Hassan Yusuf Atanda, Yusuf Olasupo Salaudeen, Bello Ahmed Bamidele, Adewale Damilola Tosin, Kolawole Yusuf Olawale, Nicholas Ferdinand, Keshiro Olanrewaju, Falana Victor Dapo, Abogunrin Emmanuel, Bosun Tomiwa Tunde, Shelter Chibundo, Banjoko Idris, and Adebayo Akorede.
Others were Awoyinka Afeez Ayodeji, Afonja Olarenwaju, Akingbade Taofeek, Ezekiel Adekunle, Ganiyu Sodiq, Abioye Abiodun, Ogunbayo Daniel, John Timileyin, Ominiyi Daniel, Adeniyi Idris Sodiq, Joseph James, Adeyemi Segun Oluwaseun, Adeleke Rasheed, Saliu Tomiwa Rasheed, Itoro Edet Ime and Oseni Nasirudeen.
Some items used in perpetrating the crime were recovered from them, Uwujaren stated.
“The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded,” he added.