The Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) last Friday, arrested 50 suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan.
According to a statement made available to newsmen in Ibadan,Tuesday, the suspects were arrested at Alaro, Sango, Agbaje Ijokoro, and Apete Aladura areas of Ibadan, following intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet fraud.
EFCC stressed that 34 of the suspects already indicted by the investigation are Badmus Abeeb, Ibrahim Ahmed, Adeyemo Babatunde, Abdulrashid Ajagbe, Olajide Okiki Peter, Hassan Yusuf Atanda, Yusuf Olasupo Salaudeen, Bello Ahmed Bamidele, Adewale Damilola Tosin, Kolawole Yusuf Olawale, Nicholas Ferdinand, Keshiro Olanrewaju, Falana Victor Dapo, Abogunrin Emmanuel, Bosun Tomiwa Tunde, Shelter Chibundo, Banjoko Idris, and Adebayo Akorede.
Others according to EFCC are Awoyinka Afeez Ayodeji, Afonja Olarenwaju, Akingbade Taofeek, Ezekiel Adekunle, Ganiyu Sodiq, Abioye Abiodun, Ogunbayo Daniel, John Timileyin, Ominiyi Daniel, Adeniyi Idris Sodiq, Joseph James, Adeyemi Segun Oluwaseun, Adeleke Rasheed, Saliu Tomiwa Rasheed, Itoro Edet Ime and Oseni Nasirudeen
In the statement, the commission stated that some items allegedly used in perpetrating the crime were recovered from them and that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.