According to report reaching oyogist.com, 21 suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over alleged involvement in online fraud.
The suspects were apprehended by the EFCC during an early morning raid at Roxbury Leisure Homes, Phase 2, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Ikota, Lagos.
This was made known in a statement released by the Head of Media and Publicity, EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, who revealed the suspects identity as Shittu Yakubu, Akinsola Afeez, Adeniyi Joseph, Opeyemi Wahab, Idris Sunday, Lawal Moshood, Jubril Yusuf, Olusegun Mohammed, Adekunle Adesanya, Damilola Abijide, Sola Adio, Oladipo Ademola, Damilola Adewale, Akinsola Ridwan, Ogunlaye Damilare, Falaye Peters, Magnus Toni, Onanuga Ahmed, Bolarinwa Segun, Onanuga Olawale and Ayomide Afeez.
The financial crime commission made it known that the suspect had been defrauding their unsuspecting victims of their money under the guise of false identity.
The EFCC was able to recover 12 vehicles, mobile phones and laptop computers while the commission promised to charge the suspects to court as soon as investigations are concluded.