EFCC nabs 2 siblings, 24 others for internet fraud




Operatives of the Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), have arrested two siblings: Lateef Afeez Abiodun and Lateef Abdullahi Olalekan, alongside 24 others for alleged internet- related fraudulent activities in Ibadan, Oyo state.

EFCC Head, Media & Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, in a  press statem3nt, Wednesday in Abuja, said: “They were arrested on Tuesday,  September 27, 2022, at Apete area of Ibadan, Oyo state,  based on actionable intelligence worked upon by the commission.”

He listed the other suspects as: Awotunde Joseph Sunday, Ojekunle Ifakorede Apesinola, Oladepo Kayode Samuel, Emmanuel Michael Blessing, Shittu Hassan Taiwo, Olubanji Michael Remilekan, Bakari Ibrahim Oluwatosin, Nafiu Hassan Ayomide, Shittu Toheeb Ife, Kehinde Abiodun, Ibikunle Lolade Tanimola, Ahmad Sodiq Adekola, Joshua Sowemimo, Adeleke Adegoke Yusuf and Ahmad Ridwan Adeniyi.

Others are Lawal Ayomide Alani, Olayiwola David Olateju, Quincy Okonma, Omotayo Bright Happiness, Okunlaja Joshua Opeyemi, Olasantan Adewola Seyifunmi, John Uroko Amuta, Olaoye Ifasola Ifasegun and Ayomide Adeleke Olamilekan.

Uwujaren said items recovered from the suspects include a car, laptops, and exotic phones.

He said they will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.               

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