Alleged Fraud: EFCC Arrests 3 Corps Members, 19 Undergraduates, 10 Others In Ibadan (photos)


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Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, has arrested 32 alleged internet fraudsters in the state.

The suspects were apprehended during a raid on their hideout in Ogbomoso, Oyo State with the help of intelligence gathered on their alleged criminal activities.

The arrest was contained in a statement signed by its Head, Media and Publicity, Dele Oyewale made available in Ibadan on Tuesday, August 11.

According to the statement, the suspects included three corps members, 19 undergraduates and 10 others.

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The names of the suspects are; Oyebamiji Francis, Aremo Jeremiah, Ogbonnaya Prosper John, Anuoluwapo Matthew, Oladele Victor, Mumuni Waliyullah, Olawoyin Abiodun, Okuwatoyin Henry, Arisekola Shina, Babarinde Solomon, Samson Gideon.

Others included: Joshua Ola Adebayo, Ajayi Joseph Ajibola, Garba Mojeed, Olatunbosun Tobiloba, Azeez Ridwan, Ajala Timilehin, Adebolapo Bakare, Alaba Gideon, Ogunkeye Olumide, Ogunleke Tolu, Olapade Emmanuel.

Also in custody were Adegoke Aanu Abiodun, Job Ayantoye, Oyebode Pelumi, Babayanju Toluwani, Oladele Ayobami, Omonaiye Abubakar, Sattong Baking, Abisoye Kehinde, Iwajomo Nathan and Aniyikaye Tope.

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Oyewale stated that the suspects were apprehended during a raid on their hideout in Ogbomoso area of Oyo State.

He stated;

Officers swooped on the hideout after diligent analysis of a series of intelligence gathered on their criminal activities. Three of the suspects claimed to be members of the National Youth Service Corps, while 19 said they were undergraduates in various universities across the country. The remaining 10 laid claim to sundry vocations.

He stated that 12 exotic cars, several phones, laptops and some incriminating documents were recovered at the point of arrest.

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The commission’s spokesman also stated that the suspects were subjected to thorough screening by the commission’s medical officials, in line with the COVID-19 protocols.
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Oyewale revealed that the suspects would be charged to court after conclusion of investigations.

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