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Crimes commission arrests 32 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has arrested 32 persons during an early morning operation at Plot 12, Road 2, Goodnews Estate, Sangotedo, along Lekki-Ajah Way and Chevyview Estate, Chevron Drive, Lekki, Lagos,for their alleged involvement in computer-related fraud.

Penpushing reports that, Head, Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren in a statement said the suspects which include: Anthony Nicholas, Obabire Adebayo, Nwosu Ebuka, Obiora Udenta, Adeoye David, Oni Oluwabunmi Olasunkanmi, Oiseomaye Mike, Ifeanyi Godwin and Obabire Tunde were arrested by the operatives of the Lagos State Zonal office.

The other suspects include: Okafor Chibueze, Damilare Moronfayo, Micheal Makanjuola, Samuel Oyindamola, Haruna Mubarak Okiki, Opeyemi Hassan, Salami Junior, Yusuf Quadri, Adediran Waris, Idoko Shedrack, Andrew Agbai, Mercy Adedoyin, Olamide Mubarak, Damilare Babalola, Idris Mutairu, Adebiye Michael, Idris Adasofunjo, Rasak Adasofunjo, Olawaye Olayemi, Amodu Idris, Adeniyi Ahmed, Shittu Usman and Oli Maduabuchi Charles.

‘They were arrested on Monday, December 21, 2020 during an early morning operation at Plot 12, Road 2, Goodnews Estate, Sangotedo, along Lekki-Ajah Way and Chevyview Estate, Chevron Drive, Lekki, Lagos, following  credible intelligence received by the Commission about their alleged criminal activities’.

Penpushing further reports that, Uwujaren in the statement said the suspects had allegedly been defrauding unsuspecting members of the public of their hard- earned money before their arrest, adding that they will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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