The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 30 suspects for online fraud in Ilorin, Kwara State.
EFCC in a statement on Wednesday said the arrest took place on the 4th of May by the operatives of the EFCC Ilorin Zonal Office.
“Operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, arrested 30 internet fraud suspects, also known as Yahoo-Yahoo Boys, in Ilorin, Kwara State,” it read in part.
The statement noted that most of the suspects were students and that they were arrested at different locations.
“The suspects, who are mostly students were arrested at different locations within Ilorin following actionable intelligence earlier received on their alleged criminal activities.”
“Items recovered from them include ten exotic cars, mobile phones, laptops, charms and several incriminating documents,” the statement added.
The statement pointed out that once investigations are concluded, the suspects will be charged to court.
The statement listed the names of the suspected internet fraudsters to include Adigun Oladapo, Olamilekan Ogunsola, Fuad Abidemi, Haastrup Samuel, Olamide Adeyemi, Akinola Abideen, Ebenezer Haastrup, Kehinde Adeyemi, Quadri Kareem, Abubakar Abdulbashit, Damilola Akinola, Ola-Oluwa Samuel, David Oyewole, Mojereola Toheeb, Isaac Chikezie, Joshua Chiekezie, Abdulsalam Opeyemi and Abawonjo Abdulazeez.
Others are Ganiyu Olanrewaju, Adeleke Ibrahim, Taiwo Ganiyu, Oke Gideon, Olakunle Adebisi, Ajani Samuel, Joshua Ogizien, Sodiq Olasupo, Olamilekan Mubarak, Adeniyi Olashile, Rotimi Adeyemi and Rasaq Olanrewaju.
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