Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested three Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based suspected internet fraudsters and 14 others in Lagos.
The EFCC’s Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, who disclosed this in a statement in Lagos, said the suspects were arrested on Tuesday and Wednesday at Jakande and Osapa London area of Lekki following series of intelligence detailing their alleged involvement in internet fraud and other related offences in Nigeria and abroad.
He said: “ The Dubai- based suspects who were arrested at Victory Nest Estate, Jakande, Lekki, Lagos, today January 27, 2021 are – Samuel Oluwasegun Olayinka, Afeez Fajumobi and Olamide Olamilekan Olaofe, while their accomplice caught with them include Amao Oluwatobi, Amao Joshua, Adeyemo Olatunde, Solomon Emelike, Lawrence Nwodu and Philip Olamilekan.
“Those by the EFCC operatives at 41c, Muritala Eletu Osapa London, Lekki area of Lagos on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, were Ogbenusi Ibrahim, Kelechi Collins Ndubuka, Sadiq Adewale, John Okafor Eze, Adewale Lateef, Hassan Mohammed, Tunde Lawal and Hussaini Adebayo.
“They (suspects) will be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are concluded.”