EFCC arrests cybercrime suspects in Oyo State

EFCC arrests cybercrime suspects in Oyo State

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Command, on Friday, arrested two self-acclaimed herbalists over alleged involvement in offences bordering on internet fraud.

The duo, Ajisafe Toheeb and Ogundayo Usman, were arrested at the Soka Area of Ibadan, capital of Oyo State, alongside twenty-four others, four of whom claimed to be students of the Lead City University.

According to a statement by the Head, Media and Publicity of the anti-graft agency, Wilson Uwujaren, twenty two of the suspects have been indicted by the investigation, which is still ongoing.

He further gave the names of the suspects to include: Soyinka Emmanuel Oluwafemi, Olaoti Fawaz, Omoke Ogbonaya, Okhiria Alex, Olamilekan Ibrahim, Olagoke Olalekan, Adeniran Ibrahim Adesina, Olasupo Temitayo Ayomide, Adeniran Basit, Ogunsetan Gbolahan Oluwasegun, Balogun Salam Omolade and Olamilekan Ibrahim.

Others are Ilesanmi Mayowa, Amao Emmanuel Abiodun, Olakanmi Babatunde Abdulrahmon, Olasile Jide, Dauda Sodiq, Hammed Ayomide Rasheed, Sodiq Olaide, Idris Damilola Yusuf, Abdulramon Mubarak and Ogunbiyi Segun.

“They were arrested following verified intelligence on their alleged involvement in cyber fraud.

“Items recovered from them include cars, mobile phones, television sets, Play Station5 and laptops, among others,” the statement added.

EFCC arrests cybercrime suspects in Oyo State

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