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EFCC Arrests 11 for Alleged Internet Fraud



Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, cybercrime section have arrested 11 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos.

The suspects are: Nwomkiro Ekene Jude, Olukoya Oluwadamilare Timilehin, Akingbade Mubarak Ayoboye, Adeolu Kolawole Oluwajifemi, Nwankwo Tochuckwu Michael, Kehinde Timilehin Ajibola, Adesina Deji, Olalekan Abiola, Anthony Ekene Iwuji, Emeka Metuh and Oluwasegun Pelumi.

The Spokesman for the Commission Wilson Uwujaren said that the suspects were arrested on Monday, May 31, 2021 in the Alagbado area of Lagos State, following credible intelligence received by the Commission about their involvement in computer-related fraud.

Upon their arrest, items such as mobile devices, laptops and exotic cars were recovered from them.

Wilson also assured that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are conducted.

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