The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office has arrested fifty seven suspected internet fraudsters at their hotel hideouts and recovered two pump action rifles.
The suspects, according to a statement by the Head, Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujare, the suspects were arrested on Friday at Yewa Frontier Hotel and Resort, Ellysam Hotel and Suits, April Suits and IBD International Hotels, all in Ilaro, Ogun State.
The operation followed actionable intelligence linking them to alleged fraudulent activities, ranging from love scam on numerous dating sites, obtaining money by false pretenses and other cyber crimes.
Four exotic cars, mobile phones, laptops, two rifles and several incriminating documents were recovered from the suspects.
The suspects according to Uwujare include Olatunji Opeyemi, Akintunde Michael Oluwashola, Babatunde Gbolahan, Emmanuel Oluwadamliare, Ogundare Adewunmi, Popoola Salmon, Adebayo Toheed Olamilekan, Bakare Kudus, Michael Moyosoro, Olatunji Tosin, Ishola Wasiu, Ugwu Ekenedelichukwu David, Salaudeen Roqueb, Obafunmilayo David, Jimoh Fatai Abiodun, Idowu Adeola,Oladipupo Nurudeen, Olasoju Mohammed, Onipede Toheed, Bello Abdullahi, Olatunji Abiola, Ogunbayo Peter, Adeyemi Abraham Ismail, Toheed Oluwaseun, Abiola Mutiu, Shoneye Idowu, Badmus Farouk kayode, Ilyas Abubakri Olanrewaju, Oladeji Basit Babatunde and Ijiola Soliu Adewole.