EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office yesterday arrested14 suspected internet fraudsters believed to be undergraduates.
They were arrested in Awa area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The suspects are: Igberase Hope Odianosen, Afolabi Wasiu, Odeneye Eniola, Olajide Timilehin and Ogunnowu Samson.
Others include: Olaniyi John, Ogunyale Elijah, Mohammed Ogungbe, Alaga Sherif, Soyombo Omogbolahan Ridwan, Adedoye Odeko, Shonibare Kayode, Akindunjoye Solomon and Dalamu Kofoworola.
Items recovered from them at the point of arrest included: two Highland cars, over 100 SIM cards of different GSM networks, laptops, telephones, international passports, fetish objects and several documents containing false pretenses.
In a related development, EFCC, Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office, on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, arrested five suspected internet fraudsters in a sting operation.
The suspects are: Emenike Ulu, Uchenna Samuel Nwogu, Kelvin Ogbonna, Richard Uduma and Collins George Isilabo. They were all arrested at No.22 Alcon Estate, Liberty Street, Woji, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Items recovered from them include, one Toyota Highlander Jeep, five laptop computers, Internet modems, eight handsets, two hard drives, ATM cards, title documents, cheque books and two International Passports.