Nigeria: EFCC arrests 29 internet fraud suspects in Kwara

Nigeria: EFCC arrests 29 internet fraud suspects in Kwara

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Ilorin Zonal Office, on Thursday, arrested 29 persons alleged to be involved in Internet and other related fraud activities in Kwara State.

A statement signed by Head, Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, said that the suspects were arrested at different locations in Offa, Offa Local Government Area of the state.

The statement said that the arrest followed credible intelligence received by the Command on the activities of the suspects.

The arrested suspects, according to the statement, included: Sikiru Mustapha, Abdulmartin Olawale, Gbolahan Abdulamin, Abdulfawaz Olakanmi, Tunde Saheed, David Komolafe, Adebayo Ridwan, Oluwatobi Akinbo, Fatimehin Kayode, Ibrahim Zakariya, Olajide Moshood, Ikudaisi Adesoji, Habeeb Adeyemi and Hassan Akorede.

Nigeria: EFCC arrests 29 internet fraud suspects in Kwara

Others were Ahmed Quadri, Olanipekun Ibrahim, Olabisi Ololade, Ahmed Akorede, Wasiu Adesina, Damilola Samsudeen, Olaloye Damilare, Nathaniel Laoshe, Adeniyi Opeyemi, Adebayo Shahajudeen, Segun Ajila, Kehinde Olaniyi and Ibitowa Toyeeb.
It said that items recovered from the suspects included mobile phones, laptops and cars.

Uwujaren said that some of the suspects had confessed to the crime and they would be charged to court upon the conclusion of ongoing investigation.

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