Efcc Arrested 67 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Ogun and Ondo
Personnel of the Economic and Financial Crimes
Commission have arrested 67 suspected Internet
The Head of Media and Publicity, EFCC, Wilson
Uwujaren, said 33 suspects were arrested on
Thursday at Adigbe, Oloke, Ibara Housing Estate
Extension and Idi Ori areas of Abeokuta
following actionable intelligence earlier received
on their alleged criminal activities.
The suspects include Sodiq Kotoye, Lawal
Temitope, Abiola Oladimeji, Olufowobi Adeniyi,
Lateef Taiwo, Oyebasi Damilola, Oluwatoyin
Awonuga, Akinbode Azeez, Kayode Victor,
Sulaimon Abdulahi, Adekona Tolani, Babatunde
Rotimi, Oduwole Olatokunbo, Fatai Habeeb,
Fashola Pelumi, Obitokun Olugbade, Atewojaye
Oluwadamilare, Fawaz Calfos, Obadina Tobi
Godfrey, Eugushi Mumuni and Ehis Hopkins.
Others are Kolawole Bankole, Balogun Toheeb,
Alaka Ismail, Adebowale Babatunde, Yusuf
Ajibola, Adeoye Hammed, Omolayo Odutola,
Musabaudeen Azeez Ayomide, Anifowoshe
Babamide, Habeeb Ibrahim, Oladimeji Odunayo
and Sunday Opatola.
Items recovered from them include 18 cars,
mobile phones, laptops and several incriminating
Similarly, 34 men were arrested in Owo,
headquarters of the Owo Local Government Area
of Ondo State, for Internet-related fraud.
It was gathered that operatives of the anti-graft
agency stormed the community on Wednesday
and arrested the suspects, who were codenamed
‘Erinle’, following a tip-off.
The suspects include, Adesuyan Ayoola,
Oyesanmi Shola, Adegbole Victor, Osagie
Ekiende, Akinayomide James, Okunade Jamilu,
Omotoso Oluwaseyi, David Oluwatobi, Ahmed
Rilwan, Saheed Odunayo and Olorunfemi
Others are Obakpolor Tommy, Emmanuel Ibe,
Temiloluwa Joshua, Victor Benjamin, Akinwale
Oluwaseun, Ogunboye Dotun, Adeniyi Femi,
Raphael and Samson Fadugbagbe.
Also arrested are Oguntimehin Bamidele,
Moshood Kazeem, Oniye Damilare, Balogun
Mayowa, Obadapo Wale, Ese Stephen, Atakili
Pelumi, Adesumo Fatai, Olalekan, Demi
Temidayo, Oshorun Joseph and Oluwafemi
It was gathered that the suspects were taken to
Some of the items recovered from the suspects
include nine exotic cars, laptops, mobile phones,
documents and identity cards.
Uwujaren said investigation into the matter had
begun after which the suspects would be