25 suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Ondo State.
A statement on the Commission’s website said that the suspects were arrested following actionable intelligence on their alleged criminal activities in Akure, the state capital.
They were identified as Sunday Samson, Ogunlana Oluwaseyi, Fajemelusi Tosin, Oyenyen Olusegun Blessing, Philip Ayodeji Kolawole, Akinnodi Oyindamola, Faith Ilemobayo, Aro Oluwaferanmi, Lekan Ogundare, Adeshina Olamilekan, Olawale David, Abegunde Oluwaseun, Akinlade Oluwole Stephen and Adeniyi Temitope.
Others are Christopher David Hassan, Oke Ademola Ayomide, Adekunle Junior Adeleye, Rasaq Saheed, Philip Paul Peter, Gbenga Mathias Friday, Obasanya AbdulGaniya, Ojo Olugbenga Emmanuel, Joseph Oluwapelumi, Olugbenga Ayomide Issac and Abegunde Opeyemi.
Ten exotics cars – two Lexus EX350, one Lexus IS250, one Lexus RX350, four Toyota Camry, one Honda Accord, one GLK 350 Mercedes Benz, laptops and mobile phones were recovered from them during the raid.
The anti-graft agency added that the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations were concluded.