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EFCC Arrests 2 Siblings, 24 Others For Internet Fraud

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The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested two siblings, Lateef Afeez Abiodun and Lateef Abdullahi Olalekan, alongside 24 others for internet fraud in Ibadan, Oyo State.
The suspected internet fraudsters were arrested in the Apete area of Ibadan on Tuesday.

The EFCC Head, Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, disclosed this via a statement issued on Wednesday.

Uwujaren stated that the suspects were arrested based on actionable intelligence worked upon by the anti-graft agency.

The other suspects arrested with the two siblings were Awotunde Joseph Sunday, Ojekunle Ifakorede Apesinola, Oladepo Kayode Samuel, Emmanuel Michael Blessing, Shittu Hassan Taiwo, Olubanji Michael Remilekan, Bakari Ibrahim Oluwatosin, Nafiu Hassan Ayomide, Shittu Toheeb Ife, Kehinde Abiodun, Ibikunle Lolade Tanimola, Ahmad Sodiq Adekola, Joshua Sowemimo, Adeleke Adegoke Yusuf, and Ahmad Ridwan Adeniyi.

Others were Lawal Ayomide Alani, Olayiwola David Olateju, Quincy Okonma, Omotayo Bright Happiness, Okunlaja Joshua Opeyemi, Olasantan Adewola Seyifunmi, John Uroko Amuta, Olaoye Ifasola Ifasegun, and Ayomide Adeleke Olamilekan.

Items recovered from the suspects included a car, laptops, and exotic phones.

The EFCC spokesman added that the arrested suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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