Saturday, January 18, 2020

EFCC arrests six wanted Internet fraudsters in Ilorin

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ilorin Zonal Office, has arrested six persons in connection with their alleged involvement in Internet fraud and other fraud-related crimes.

A statement by Head of Media and Publicity, EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, gave the names of the suspects as Atanda Femi Benjamin, Atoyebi Samson, Olapade Oladimeji Solomon, Amoo Saheed, Lawal Opeyemi Mubarak and Sadiku Muniru Dolapo.

The statement said the suspects were arrested on Thursday near Kwara State House of Assembly, in Ilorin, based on intelligence reports over their involvement in Internet fraud.

It said the suspects had confessed to the crime while being interrogated by the operatives of the commission.


The statement said items recovered from the suspects included three exotic cars, laptops, mobile phones among others.

It said the suspects would soon be charged to court.

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