The men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested not less than 34 suspected internet fraudsters.
The commission released their identities as Adesuyan Ayoola, Oyesanmi Shola, Adegbole Victor, Osagie Ekiende, Akinayomide James, Okunade Jamilu, Omotoso Oluwaseyi, David Oluwatobi, Ahmed Rilwan, Saheed Odunayo, Olorunfemi Emmanuel, Obakpolor Tommy, Emmanuel Ibe, Temiloluwa Joshua, Victor Benjamin, Akinwale Oluwaseun and Ogunboye Dotun.
Others include Adeniyi Femi, Obademi Samson, Oladunjoye Teniola, Eze Raphael, Samson Fadugbagbe, Oguntimehin Bamidele, Moshood Kazeem, Oniye Damilare, Balogun Mayowa, Obadapo Wale, Ese Stephen, Atakili Pelumi, Adesumo Fatai Olalekan, Demi Temidayo, Oshorun Joseph and Oluwafemi Damilola Michael.
According to the antigraft agency, a number of laptops and mobiles phones, nine expensive cars, documents and ID cards were recovered.
It has been confirmed that the suspects will be processed for court in no time after they have made their statements.
In recent news, Famous Instagram comedian and social media influencer Nwagbo Oliver Chidera fondly called Pankeeroy, was arrested by men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) following an alleged internet fraud.
The Instagram comedian with over 500,000 followers on Instagram, was arrested by the operatives of the Lagos Zonal Office of the Commission together with 34 others over alleged involvement in computer-related fraud.
Men of the commission acted upon verified intelligence gathered on the comedian and 34 others. They were arrested on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at their secret place in James Court, Lekki, Lagos.