After an intelligent report concerning the activities of some set of people who has professionalized themselves in internet defrauding, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has now arrested 16 young men suspected to be internet fraudster both in Victoria Island Lagos and Ota Ogun State.
The 5 that were arrested during the raid in Ota, Ogun State, were Adeshina Michael, Ayeni Emiloju, Odenigbo Anthony, Afolabi Gbenga and Oyibogbola David Seun.
While the 11 that were arrested at Victoria Island in Lagos State were Onothebor Edmond, Suuru Blessing, Ifedapo Opeyemi, Samson Samuel, Oguntade Idowu, Emmanuel Akinyemi, Seyi Kazeem, Sulaiman Taoheed, Oduwale Oluwasesan, Adewoye Oluwasesan and Alex Abiodun.
The suspected internet fraudsters arrested in Ota were picked inside a building of six flats while those arrested in Victoria Island were picked up inside a two-wing duplex.
The EFCC said in the statement that various items recovered from the suspects include different brands of cars allegedly acquired from the proceeds of fraudulent activities, while it added that they would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.