Operatives of the Lagos zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested 36 suspected Internet fraudsters in various parts of Lagos State.
A statement by the anti-graft agency’s Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, said the suspects were arrested in different sting operations by the operatives at Eastern Gorilla, Eko Atlantic, on May 7, 2021; Alogba Estate, Ebute, Ikorodu, on May 19, 2021; and United Estate, Sangotedo, on May 21, 2021, following credible intelligence about their alleged involvement in computer-related fraud.
The statement read in part, “The suspects are Segun Abiola, Gabriel Ebube, Amoo Tunmise, Anidugbe Mofoluwatu, Victor Enuesike, Precious Godwin, Oluwaseun Afolabi, Tolulpoe Amos, Jane Egonu and Precious Anizoba.
“They include Abayomi Timileyin Olanrewaju, Adekunle Dipo Oshunsanya, Tang Jude, Ejobi Peter Prince, Kuti Adebayo, Fagbemi Michael, Salau Oluwasegun, Bello Adebayo Azeez, Lare Awoniyi David, Damilare Kahinde Sikiru, Jayesimi and Samson Ismaila.
“Others are Daniel Williams Udoh, Prince Chigozirim Emezue, Raheem Sodiq, Lucky Godday, Ismali Akintayo Abiodun, Christian Chidera, Ezekiel William Ephagba, Collens Ahunobi Ndubuisi, Peter Odiegwu, Ojo Oluwadamilare, Abayomi Ademola, Otor Isaac Junior, Temitope Aiyelabowo, Daniel Oluwafemi and Chukwuebuka Iroulo.”
The commission stated that items recovered from the suspects include cars, passports, laptops and mobile computers, stressing that they would be charged as soon as investigations were concluded into the respective cases.