Operatives of EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office, have arrested eight suspected internet fraudsters, following a tip-off and surveillance carried out around Irewolede, Ilorin, Kwara State.
The suspects, who were rounded up at about 9.35pm on February 11, 2019 include, Chimezie Paul, 19; Oluwakayode Adebayo, 25; Mustapha Akeem, 19; Ezedigboo Paschal, 19; Mustapha Suleiman, 21; Mohammed Umar Faruk, 25; Abolarin Samuel Sunday, 23, and Anolarin Ridwan Gbolahan, 25.
Among items recovered from them were laptops and mobile phones. They will soon be charged to court.
They were arrested in Awa area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The suspects are: Igberase Hope Odianosen, Afolabi Wasiu, Odeneye Eniola, Olajide Timilehin and Ogunnowu Samson.
Others include: Olaniyi John, Ogunyale Elijah, Mohammed Ogungbe, Alaga Sherif, Soyombo Omogbolahan Ridwan, Adedoye Odeko, Shonibare Kayode, Akindunjoye Solomon and Dalamu Kofoworola.
Items recovered from them at the point of arrest included: two Highland cars, over 100 SIM cards of different GSM networks, laptops, telephones, international passports, fetish objects and several documents containing false pretenses.