Some suspected internet fraudsters have been apprehended by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
The suspected internet fraudsters arrested in Lagos
Sixteen young men suspected to be internet fraudsters have been apprehended in Lekki area of Lagos state.
According to the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), the 16 suspected internet fraudsters are: Habeeb Adebayo, Marcus Wisdom, Caleb Triumphant Ezikiel, Akinduro Henry, Osarobo Osasere, and Oyelami Olatunji.
Others are: Pelumi Glory, Ehibor Joseph, Emmanuel Timileyin, Jefta Akpan, Okirhie Rukewe, Oxford Robbinson, Onyeka Odika, Uzoma Gideon, Adebayo Oluwatobi, and Isreal Ugochukwu.
They were rounded-up on January 21, 2021 at the Ziroc Residence Hotel, Lekki, Lagos by operatives who have been tracking their activities.
Upon interrogation, they all confessed to engaging in different forms of computer-related fraud, including romance and love scam.
A further analysis of their mobile devices and computers, also confirmed their involvement in internet fraud.
They will soon be arraigned in court as investigations have already been concluded.