EFCC Arrests 50 People For Alleged Internet Fraud In Oyo State

The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 50 people suspected to be internet fraudsters.

The Commission said the suspects were arrested at Alaro Sango, Agbaje Ijokoro, and Apete Aladura areas of Ibadan, Oyo State capital following intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet fraud.

A statement by the Spokesman for the Commission, Wilson Uwujaren indicated that 34 of the suspects had already been indicted by the investigation. 

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He gave the names of the suspects indicted by investigation as Badmus Abeeb, Ibrahim Ahmed, Adeyemo Babatunde, Abdulrashid Ajagbe, Olajide Okiki Peter, Hassan Yusuf Atanda, Yusuf Olasupo Salaudeen, Bello Ahmed Bamidele, Adewale Damilola Tosin, Kolawole Yusuf Olawale, Nicholas Ferdinand, Keshiro Olanrewaju, Falana Victor Dapo, Abogunrin Emmanuel, Bosun Tomiwa Tunde, Shelter Chibundo, Banjoko Idris, and Adebayo Akorede.

Others are: Awoyinka Afeez Ayodeji, Afonja Olarenwaju, Akingbade Taofeek, Ezekiel Adekunle, Ganiyu Sodiq, Abioye Abiodun, Ogunbayo Daniel, John Timileyin, Ominiyi Daniel, Adeniyi Idris Sodiq, Joseph James, Adeyemi Segun Oluwaseun, Adeleke Rasheed, Saliu Tomiwa Rasheed, Itoro Edet Ime and Oseni Nasirudeen.

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According to the statement, some items used in perpetrating the crime were recovered from them.

He said the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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