The Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Ibadan Zonal Command have arrested a self-acclaimed police officer identified as Tijani Idris Oluwaseun and forty-two (42) others for alleged internet fraud activities.
This was contained in a statement released by the agency, saying that the cybercriminals were arrested at Ijebu-Ode and Awa-Ijebu towns of Ogun State following actionable intelligence on their alleged fraudulent activities.
The statement reads partly;
‘’Aside Oluwaseunwho claimed to be an officer serving in Ede, Osun State, the other suspects include Dahud Sodiq Temidayo, Emmanuel Chidibe Peter, Alan Joseph Opeyemi, Sodiq Iyanu Babatunde, Abiodun Olukoya Ibrahim, Adebanjo Oluwaseyi Emmanuel, Olokode Ajibola Obaloluwa, Emiade Azeez Ayotunde, Okeowo Oluwadayo Ahmed, Oludare Abdulazeez Ajadi, Emmanuel Sunday John, Wisdom Alloy, Yusuf Nurudeen, Kadiri Oluwasegun Sodiq, Daniel Christopher Imlegu, Tijani Babatunde, Abubakar Faruq Oluwapelumi, Oyeneye Jerimiah Abiodun, Clement Temitope, Balogun Olatunji, Akinboyede Idris Olawole, Akinlade Gbemileke and Afeez Lekan.
The rest are: Bankole Timilehin, Akande Olanrewaju, Arowolo Ololade, Kelvin Udanyi,
Ayanmo Sunday, Olanusi Bolaji, Victor Ogheneremu, Ogunboye Ayodeji, Emmanuel
Ayomide, Ojo Odegbele, Sotunde Tobi, Ayodele Felix, Festus Akindeji, Jonathan Taiwo Resurrection, Agun Michael Okikiola, Olawale Oluwaseyi Ezekiel, Adeife Adeleke, Taiwo Ayanmo and Aduraja Samuel Olaoluwa.”
The agency mentioned that items recovered from them include eleven exotic cars, several laptops, numerous iPhones, apple wrist watches, expensive video games and golden teeth worth millions of naira worn by one of the suspects. The agency added that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as the investigations are concluded.