Operatives of the Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, April 27, 2023, arrested 25 suspected internet fraudsters in Akure, Ondo State.

A statement released by the antigraft commission said “the suspects were arrested in an early morning operation following actionable intelligence on their alleged criminal activities”.

Those arrested, as published on the commission’s facebook page are Sunday Samson, Ogunlana Oluwaseyi, Fajemelusi Tosin, Oyenyen Olusegun Blessing, Philip Ayodeji Kolawole, Akinnodi Oyindamola, Faith Ilemobayo, Aro Oluwaferanmi, Lekan Ogundare, Adeshina Olamilekan, Olawafe David, Abegunde Oluwaseun, Akinlade Oluwole Stephen and Adeniyi Temetope.

Others are Christopher David Hassan, Oke Ademola Ayomide, Adekunle Junior Adeleye, Rasaq Saheed, Philip Paul Peter, Gbenga Mathias Friday, Obasanya AbdulGaniyu, Ojo Olugbenga Emmanuel, Joseph Oluwapelumi, Olugbenga Ayomide Issac and Abegunde Opeyemi.

The statement listed items recovered from the suspects as “10 exotics cars – two Lexus EX350, one Lexus IS250, one Lexus RX350, four Toyota Camry, one Honda Accord, one GLK 350 Mercedes Benz, laptops and mobile phones”.

The suspects are said to have made useful statements and will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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