EFCC arrests 3 suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibadan zonal, office has arrested one Oginni Oluwaseyi Dayo and two others over alleged involvement in internet related offences.

It was gathered that the arrest of the three followed a tip-off by a neighbour, who raised a suspicion on the reckless and flamboyant lifestyle of the suspects even though they had no known reasonable source of income.

The neighnour who also lives at Oginni’s residence within the Fortune Estate, Ologuneru Olonde area of Ibadan, was said to have petitioned the EFCC.

This led to the arrest of the Oginni, his brother-in-law, Alabi Okikiola, and his friend, Jonas Okwuwe.

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The commission’s spokesperson, Tony Orilade, said upon the receipt of the petition and further discreet investigation, operatives of the commission carried out an early morning operation that led to their arrest on Tuesday, May 14.

It was learnt that in their separate statements with the commission, Oginni said he is an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) part 1 student at the state-owned Polytechnic Ibadan; Okwuwe claimed to be a Computer Science graduate from the Auchi Polytechnic, while Oginni’s brother-in-law, Okikiola, said he had a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accounting, also from the Polytechnic Ibadan. Orilade disclosed that items recovered from the suspects include laptops, iPhones and phones of other brands.

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