EFCC arrests 5 internet fraud suspects in Ilorin




The Ilorin zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Thursday said it has arrested five persons over alleged case of internet fraud and other fraud related Offences. 

The suspects are; Stephen Odanye, Abolarin Kayode,  Babatunde Muhammad, Adepoju Tomiwa and Akinbamidele Femi.

The suspects according to a statement from the commission’ s media office  were arrested in different locations within Ilorin metropolis following intelligence reports gathered by the anti-graft commission. 

It was discovered that the suspects use their phones and laptop computers to communicate with their victims who are majorly foreigners in order to defraud them of their monies. 

Investigations by the operatives of the commission revealed that the suspects benefited several foreign currencies deposited into their accounts by their victims. 

Items recovered from them included  phones, cars, documents containing false information among others. 

The suspects according to the commission will soon be charged to Court.




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