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EFCC arrests three corp members, 19 students, 10 others over cyber fraud

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The Ibadan zonal office of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, arrested 32 suspects for alleged involvement in internet fraud.

The suspects were apprehended when EFCC operatives raided their hideout in Ogbomoso, Oyo State after diligent analysis of series of intelligence gathered on their alleged criminal activities.

Three of the suspects claimed to be serving members of the National Youth Service Corps ( NYSC), 19 were undergraduates of various universities in Nigeria, while the remaining 10 laid claim to sundry vocations.

The suspects are Oyebamiji Francis; Aremo Jeremiah; Ogbonnaya Prosper John; Anuoluwapo Matthew; Oladele Victor; Mumuni Waliyullah; Olawoyin Abiodun; Okuwatoyin Henry; Arisekola Shina; Babarinde Solomon; Samson Gideon; Joshua Ola Adebayo; Ajayi Joseph Ajibola; Garba Mojeed, Olatunbosun Tobiloba and Azeez Ridwan.

Others are Ajala Timilehin; Adebolapo Bakare; Alaba Gideon; Ogunkeye Olumide; Ogunleke Tolu; Olapade Emmanuel; Adegoke Aanu Abiodun; Job Ayantoye; Oyebode Pelumi; Babayanju Toluwani; Oladele Ayobami; Omonaiye Abubakar; Sattong Baking; Abisoye Kehinde, Iwajomo Nathan and Aniyikaye Tope.

Upon their arrest, 12 exotic cars, phones, laptops and some incriminating documents were recovered from them.

The suspects were also subjected to thorough screening by EFCC medical examiners, in line with the COVID-19 protocols.


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