EFCC RAIDS INTERNET FRAUDSTERS' HIDEOUTS IN OGUN, OSUN, ARRESTS 39 SUSPECTS
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,Ibadan zonal office on Tuesday, 9th February 2021, arrested 39 suspected internet fraudsters in Ogun and Osun State.
Ten of them were arrested at Ilesha, Osun State, while Twenty-nine others were arrested in different locations at Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State.
Those arrested at Ilesha are: Oyesoji Tosin, Olaniyi Emmanuel, Samson Ojo, Sodiq Sunkanmi, Kolawole Abiodun, Oluwole Gbenga, Olajuyigbe Olamide, Oyebanji Olabisi Temitope, Ayoola Oluwafemi, and Oluwatobiloba Gbadamosi.
The suspects arrested at Ago-Iwoye include Emmanuel Lawal, Kareem Olamide, Adekunle Kehinde Salawu, Bella Tijesu, Aderibigbe Adedoyin, Anifowose Hammed, Lateef Adetayo, Busari Oluwatobi, Tobi Adeyemi, Gabriel Obisesan, Oluwole Olasunkanmi and Odetola Samson.
Others are Farouq Dosu, Ayilara Akindeji, Ademola Adedare, Ishola Adeleke, Alex Olasunmade, Idowu Abolaji, Okegbenro Idris, Akinlolu Akintunde, Oshoboke Shashaeniyan, Adeyemi Opeyemi, Oluwatoyin Olutekunbi, ...Albert Charles, Olawuyi Olanrewaju, Tunde Adekoya, Gbolahan Olalekan, Alade Oluwasegun and Ajanaku Qudus.
The suspects were arrested after series of surveillance based on intelligence on their alleged criminal activities.
The anti-graft agency recovered seven cars, laptop computers, mobile phones, and several fake documents from the suspects.
The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded, according to EFCC.
It would be recalled that some youths blocked the Oke Omiru end of the Osogbo-Ilesa Expressway on Tuesday morning and protested against the alleged harassment of residents by operatives of EFCC.
Eons Intelligence gathered that the protest was orchestrated by some suspected fraudsters who were raided by the anti-graft agency on Monday night.