Daily Trust

EFCC arrests 9 suspected fraudsters in Abeokuta

- By Maureen Onochie

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office yesterday, arrested nine men suspected to be internet fraudsters in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

In a statement signed by Head, Media and Public Relations of the commission, Wilson Uwujaren, the suspects, whose ages range between 21 and 31 are: Tobi Idowu; Gbeminiyi Samuel; Adekunle Gafar; Wusu Taiwo; Agbabaidan Idris; Olaiya Olamide; Adediran Rotimi; Ikegbuka Junior and Ridwan Garuba.

Uwujaren noted that they were arrested during an early morning raid on their hideout following sustained surveillan­ce and intelligen­ce on suspected cyber-crime activities in the spot.

He disclosed that items recovered from them include two cars, laptops, phones, internet routers and automated teller machine (ATM) cards.

According to him, they will be charged to court as soon as investigat­ions are concluded.

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