Three Dubai based suspected internet fraudsters and fourteen others have been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Lagos.
In a statement issued on Wednesday, the agency said they were arrested, Tuesday January 26, and Wednesday 27, 2021 at different locations following series of intelligence detailing their alleged involvement in internet fraud and other related offences in Nigeria and abroad.
“The Dubai- based suspects who were arrested at Victory Nest Estate, Jakande, Lekki, Lagos today January 27, 2021. are; Samuel Oluwasegun Olayinka, Afeez Fajumobi and Olamide Olamilekan Olaofe, While their accomplice caught with them include Amao Oluwatobi, Amao Joshua, Adeyemo Olatunde, Solomon Emelike, Lawrence Nwodu and Philip Olamilekan.
“Other suspects who were arrested at 41c, Muritala Eletu Osapa London, Lekki area of Lagos on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 include Ogbenusi Ibrahim, Kelechi Collins Ndubuka, Sadiq Adewale, John Okafor Eze, Adewale Lateef, Hassan Mohammed, Tunde Lawal and Hussaini Adebayo.
“They will be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are concluded” the EFCC said.